All Questions

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
6
votes
2answers
4k views

Hide a folder of ebooks on Kindle

So I have this folder in the documets folder of my Kindle Paperwhite which contains books that are inappropriate ebooks for small children(my cousins). I don't want to delete them and kids mode won't ...
4
votes
1answer
969 views

Can I increase the volume of *Read out Loud* in my Adobe Reader?

I have Adobe Reader V 10.1.8 on my laptop and it has a Read Out Loud feature that reads the text in the e-book. The problem is that the volume is too low to hear what the reader is reading. Even with ...
1
vote
1answer
206 views

How to save a PDF document without having to choose the file name each time?

I'm reading academic papers in PDF format in Adobe Acrobat Reader. However, when I highlight text and save the document, Acrobat keeps asking me to re-choose the file, rather than just overwriting the ...
2
votes
1answer
653 views

Command line using the mobi file?

How to extract the.mobi file using the CMD command line? Please advise.
4
votes
1answer
795 views

Send to kindle - store in specific folder

When using "send to kindle" feature (e.g. through Readability), is there any way to put the files on Kindle into some folder, not into main directory? Usually I send some articles to read them later, ...
5
votes
2answers
211 views

For Kindle DX Graphite, how to quickly add books to different “Collections”?

I have over a hundred e-books on my Kindle DX Graphite. It would take several hundreds of keyboard clicks to add them into different Collections using the most naïve method. Is there some smart way ...
4
votes
2answers
7k views

How to perfectly convert and read malayalam ebooks on kindle?

I've heard that people read malayalam (മലയാളം) ebooks on kindle. Not the images placed in a PDF file. The file which we can read like normal ebook format (controlling the fontsize mainly). I tried ...
1
vote
1answer
5k views

Turning demo mode on and off on a Kobo

Demo mode is currently on on my Kobo. I would like to turn it off. How can I turn on and off demo mode on a Kobo eReader?
1
vote
0answers
152 views

How can I read local html files on my 1st Edition Nook?

I know that the 1st Edition Nook (OS version 1.7) does not have the capability to read .html files via the ebook reader. However, it seems to be able to read local .html files from the browser. I know ...
3
votes
1answer
637 views

What is the Paperwhite 3 Collections Cover Size?

What is the size of the collections "cover" on the Kindle Paperwhite 3? I'd like to resize the book covers so that everything is the same size. It's OCD I know...
1
vote
1answer
71 views

Which size is taken into account by Amazon when calculating the download fees

I get two very different sizes for my ebook in mobi format and, before publishing it, would like to know which size is the one which is taken into account by Amazon for calculating the download fees ...
9
votes
2answers
8k views

Kindle Paperwhite Repair Code 2

One of my Kindle Paperwhite's recently came up with "Your Kindle needs repair" with a Repair Code 2. Amazon instantly sent out a new device, no questions asked (bit odd). Which is great, but they ...
6
votes
4answers
299 views

Software recommendation for writing ebook and exporting to multiple formats

I am thinking about writing and/publishing an ebook with the following in mind: It will contain code (needs proper formatting) I should be able to publish PDF and EPUB versions I might need to have ...
1
vote
0answers
44 views

Interactive slideshow prevents me from swiping to the next page?

Created an ebook with InDesign and exported it as a Epub. Functionality is working on a desktop computer, but not on an Ipad: I have an interactive slideshow which lets me page through content on ...
1
vote
1answer
679 views

Can my Kindle paper white read a flash drive

If I had a 30GB flash drive, can I load it with ebooks and then stick it to my kindle paper white? Will the kindle be able to read the books?
7
votes
2answers
773 views

How can I update an existing side-loaded MOBI file on a Kindle?

I'm considering using Kindle devices to provide employees with easy access to corporate documents in MOBI format using "Send to Kindle" side-load service. However, once we side-load a MOBI file, how ...
6
votes
2answers
1k views

Where can I find Apple's iBooks formatting guide?

I made a decision not to sign up for Apple's iBooks publishers' account (mainly because I don't own a Mac and use a Linux box most of the time -- also I don't want to buy ISBN numbers for my ebooks ...
2
votes
0answers
159 views

Where do highlights and marked words go for documents in a Kindle?

I have a Kindle Voyage where I put a .mobi document on it. I read this book and highlight few passages and looked for some words on the dictionary. Due to unexpected latencies and battery leakage, ...
2
votes
2answers
6k views

Nook Simple Touch: erratic or unresponsive touch-screen

I have had a rooted (with NookManager) Nook Simple Touch that worked perfectly until I went travelling across tropical countries. Since then, I have seen a progressive degradation of the touchscreen, ...
2
votes
0answers
40 views

Formatting word for kindle

I've written a book and uploaded it to Kindle. I have two books available already and formatted them without issue. This time, Kindle Preview looked fine. When the book went live, I checked it on my ...
4
votes
1answer
52 views

Can I store my Kobo library on a PC to prevent lengthy download times

Downloading my library each time I plug in to my account is eating into monthly download allocation. Can these books be kept on my PC instead of in cloud?
1
vote
1answer
572 views

how to add page-map.xml in Sigil?

I understand that ePub2 standard does not include page numbers, but ADE added a non-standard extension which may or may not work on an actual reader. I would like to try to use them, but I found a ...
2
votes
1answer
34 views

looking for an easy way to look up possible values for Dublin Core Metadata Element Set etc

I'm looking for an easy way to look up possible values for Dublin Core Metadata Element Set elements and so on. For example, a metadata element (sorry if my terminology is wrong here) might be: <...
9
votes
1answer
5k views

Any opensource or free css stylesheets for books?

I am creating epub using sigil. Every book has almost (if not all) same elements: Headings, paragraphs, images, tables, quotes, boxes, notes, footnotes, references, bibliography etc. I don't have a ...
2
votes
1answer
238 views

images of footnotes are not appearing in pop up window in epub

I am doing epub-3(With footnote pop-up option) and I have used images in footnote section. When I am checking with Ipad, the images are not appearing in the pop-up window. The following is the coding ...
1
vote
1answer
287 views

Can I expect one chapter per html file in an Epub?

Is this the rule or can I find several chapters in an html file? Having 1 chapter helps moving back and forth chapters or set bookmarks.
5
votes
1answer
609 views

Many sites propose free or cheap ebooks? Which are legitimate? [closed]

Looking on the web for some ebooks for sale in the right format (EPUB for me), I have been amazed by the number of sites pretending to offer them for free download, even though these are in copyright ...
2
votes
1answer
340 views

Do epub 3.0 pagebreaks always require an id?

Is it within the EPUB 3.0 specification to have a pagebreak span without an id? I.e. <span epub:type="pagebreak" title="2"></span>
4
votes
0answers
287 views

How to download highlighted text on Kobo Aura HD?

I often highlight words that I don't know on my Kobo Aura HD, so that I can come back to them later. Is there any way for me to download the list of highlighted words onto my computer? A file on the ...
3
votes
2answers
80 views

Are books on Wikisource “by definition” fair game for creating ebooks?

There are a few old Mark Twain books on wikisource available in both english and spanish that I would like to combine to create bilingual editions for sale via CreateSpace or Lulu. CreateSpace, at ...
1
vote
1answer
152 views

Resize readium document if content body has changed

I have an interactive ebook that hides answers from the learner until he/she clicks a Show button. The show function then toggles an div element between display:none and display:block. All answers ...
3
votes
2answers
858 views

The mimetype file has an extra field of length n. The use of the extra field feature of the ZIP format is not permitted for the mimetype file

I am using the C# library DotNetZip (Ionic.Zip and Ionic.Zlib) to generate an ebook from a directory. Directory looks like this: BookName | |___content/ | images/ | css/ | (html ...
7
votes
1answer
2k views

As a US citizen is it illegal to access an ebook from a country where it is PD, if it is not PD in the US?

I am looking for US laws specifically identifying this scenario, I am not looking for interpretation of the law. I am looking for law relating to personal use/reading only. I stumbled across Planet ...
8
votes
3answers
2k views

Convert PNG to DJVU

How can I convert PNG to DjVu? I only know how to convert JPEG or PPM to DjVu using DjVuLibre. I'm using Windows 8.1.
1
vote
1answer
27 views

How can I determine the translator of a wikisource work?

I am considering putting together English/Spanish versions of a few Mark Twain books, such as "The Prince and the Pauper" which can be found here. However, I need to know who translated it into ...
8
votes
1answer
1k views

How do I make the images larger for Paperwhite?

I use pictures in my books. I try to keep it as simple as possible. No tricky formatting. To give you an idea, here's what it looks like in MS Word: All of them look pretty decent when you look at ...
3
votes
1answer
32 views

What guarantees that ebook/digital sellers are really paying authors per unit sold?

Besides being possibly against their own interest, as less profit for the authors make them less likely to create new books/products, and therefore provide less things for sellers to sell. But ...
1
vote
2answers
794 views

Book length indicator for Kindle Paperwhite firmware 5.7.2.1

My Kindle Paperwhite has been updated (automatically) to firmware 5.7.2.1 In the old firmware the length of the book was indicated by the number of dots below the book title. Bold dots indicated my ...
9
votes
1answer
8k views

Ebooks file naming scheme — Books in a series

Is there a best practice for naming books that come in a series? What is the best practice keeping things straight? Dilemma #1: The book publication dates don't match the Chronological order of ...
6
votes
2answers
909 views

Publishing HTML to Kindle - Encoding problem

I am publishing an HTML page (a book) to Kindle using kdp.amazon.com and I encountered an encoding problem so I added: lang="en" to: <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.1//EN" "http://www....
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Parsing an epub file and displaying its contents on a website?

I want to show my epub files on my site, so I'm thinking of creating my own reader in PHP. First I need to know how to read this file type. Can I show the HTML files that are in the epub directly in ...
1
vote
1answer
259 views

Convert an Android app which is actually an ebook to a pdf file?

I found some Android apps which are actually some kind of ebooks, for example, https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=me.zhujiaqi.leetcode. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com....
7
votes
3answers
4k views

Converting pdf with table of content to Kindle format

To convert the pdf using Calbre I use : Click 'Add Books' and add pdfs to library Save To Disk -> Save Only MOBI format to disk -Once saved the folder location of converted file should open. Send ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

Quran ebook for kindle [closed]

I have been trying to find Quran ebook for my Kindle, but haven't found anything notable yet. Are there any good ebooks out there ? My preference is for Arabic text with tashkil, i.e. diacritics. Here ...
3
votes
1answer
350 views

Can epub software be used to create an online web document?

I would like to create an online web document consisting of HTML files, image files, and PDF files. I want the document to be directly viewable in browsers with no plugin or special server support. I ...
1
vote
0answers
398 views

Good ereader for hand-written notes

I need an e-ink screen I can look at all day without getting my eyes sore (no more than I would on a book, at least). I need it to study, so I'm about to read PDFs and DJVUs, consisting of scanned ...
1
vote
1answer
191 views

Which software should I use to manage all my books and collections in my Kindle? [duplicate]

I have noticed that at times, when I am having too many books, I make up a mess. Also, I want to be able to easily add books which I have bought or downloaded from some other source. Like, I may have ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

Media queries to distinguish between Kindle e-inks vs non-e-inks

I would like to separate styles (colors) for e-ink Kindles and the rest. It could be quite easy if monochrome or color queries worked. As far as I know, I have to use a workaround. It is said Kindle ...
6
votes
1answer
1k views

Calibre viewer displays books wrong

I'm using Calibre the ebook viewer to view PDFs, DjVu, and ePub books. I don't know what version the program is, since I couldn't find any about dialog to confirm it. But I downloaded a couple of ...
6
votes
5answers
6k views

What 's the best way to read a scientific PDF?

I need to buy a device for reading. It must have all these features: Smoothly zoom all pictures Format all tables properly Read PDF (or be able to convert) Not create eye problems and be visible in ...

15 30 50 per page
1
15 16
17
18 19
28