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How to know if this book (The Hero With A Thousand Face) is free of rights?

I want to translate and publish this ebook: The Hero With A Thousand Face into my native language (French) and am wondering if this is free of rights. The first edition was published in 1949 which is ...
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Are there any games to Kindle Paperwhite 4?

I have a Kindle Paperwhite 4 and I just wonder, besides reading books, are there any games to play on it? Of course a Super Mario might be too demanding to the display. However, I suppose a ...
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why arabic is not displaying left to right on kindle

I uploaded a docx file in arabic to kdp following the required formatting. The book displays correctly on Amazon's look inside feature but a test buy did not display properly for the buyer on kindle ...
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What is the correct way to apply Structural Semantic Vocabulary over multiple content documents?

I'm manually converting a book from HTML to ePub. The book is an anthology of works: a work of three volumes with each volume comprising several chapters. I'd like to use the Structural Semantic ...
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How to fix the misaligned word wise after sideloading AZW3 with Goodreads?

I sideloaded the AZW3 with Goodreads using Calibre. And I see that the downloaded word wise is misaligned. Is there anyway to fix it manually? I am using Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 4
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Can anybody help me modifying those css code?

I used those code from Github to change the theme of calibre reader. Everything seems okay but as you can see in the screenshot, at the right part and at the bottom part, the long text gets cut off. I ...
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No progress report display

The progress report display has disappeared from my Kindle Paperwhite screen. I have tried tapping on the bottom left corner of the screen, as suggested in other posts, but it just turns the page. Is ...
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How can I update images or edit file paths in Calibre?

Is there a way to update images in Calibre, without deleting them and then re-adding them? I have a project with hundreds of dummy images and am updating them as I go along but I have to currently ...
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About notes and highlights

Is there a way of sharing my notes and highlights on a "personal document" (I mean, some book that was not bought on Kindle)? I even contacted the customer service because I thought it was something ...
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ePub converter that saves in HTML5?

Does anyone have an ePub converter that actually saves in HTML5? I have tried Kotobee Author and Calibre but they save in HTML 4/XHTML. An update of the Mozilla Composer/SeaMonkey IDE (Internet ...
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CircularFLO doesn't apply styles for live text

I do conversion with CircularFLO from .indd to .epub. The problem is that live text doesn't pick up styles. I have live text in my document but it is always Times New Roman. What am I missing? See ...
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Can I factory reset a Kindle without interfering with another newer Kindle?

Can you reset one kindle to factory reset, without it bothering a newer kindle? I would assume yes, because I can pick where to send my ebooks but I just want to be sure...
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Calibre Cover Grid View in Device Mode

Calibre shows a nice cover grid view of my library. However, when I switch over to the Device View to see the ebooks on my device (Kindle Paparwhite) I can only see them as a list. When I step through ...
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Hash (#) in filename loses chapter information when converted with calibre

I use calibre's ebook-convert to convert HTML files into MOBI files. I have found that if the HTML filename contains a hash-sign (#), then the "chapter structure" of the generated MOBI file is broken. ...
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How to manage my e-book library across my devices

So I have a reasonable collection of ebooks, and it starts to be a mess. My collection is a mixture of ebooks from Amazon (Kindle) and pdf. I have one laptop, one kindle, one android tablet and one ...
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How can I see the page numbers based on my current font size

I have set a specific font size on my kindle. But now the page number increases only after I read around 3 kindle pages. Is there a way to recalculate the page number based on the current font size?...
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How can I add a default cover with name and author to an mobi file?

I have some mobi files without covers. If I use calibre tool it identifies the author and the name of the book. Is there a way to generate a default cover that contains only the name and the author of ...
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Stretching an image to fit the screen

I am converting a book for use on a Kindle 7. I want certain images to display as large as possible while keeping the original aspect ratio. I can get the images to display properly in EPUB format, ...
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how to properly declare metadata in epub3

couple questions about metadata in epub3: is the namespaced opf attribute (opf:file-as="", for example) deprecated? if so, does anyone know why? given that it this format is deprecated, what is the ...
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Can I add sections in a pdf file not having any from the source?

The case is that I have a pdf document that does not have any sections downloaded from a website. Can I add some sections in it? For more clarification, please see the attachment. Thanks in advance ...
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How can I save archived 4chan threads to read on my Kindle Oasis?

I want to read a bunch of old 4chan threads on my Kindle Oasis, reading with the experimental browser is an uncomfortable experience, and every time I've tried to save threads on my computer and ...
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Redefining “Page 1” in a djvu or pdf document

For context, I'm a graduate student and I rely on the indexes of digitized books pretty heavily. It is annoying that the page numbers in djvu/pdf files almost always fail to align with those of the ...
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JPG continues to appear in subsequent pages

I have tables I converted to jpg inserted into the MS Word file of a book to be published. After converting to epub with Calibre, I noticed the jpgs continue to show in the background in pages after ...
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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 2 - Reading progress line has disappeared

Recently I've updated my Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2nd gen) to the 5.7.3 version. And everything was fine. But then suddenly while reading a book I'd noticed that a line with my current book reading ...
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Calibre rewriting endnote back links

Calibre 4.13 I set up endnote links in an epub such that the endnote text has a back link pointing back to the source text. Like so: <a id="src-a1-1" href="#en-a1-1"> However, Calibre has ...
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How to use two different alphabets? e.g. arabic and latin

is it possible to have an ebook with two different alphabets, e.g. arabic and latin. it will be an explanatory text of poems where both the original and the explanatory texts will be on the same page, ...
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Automatically add internal links to pdf?

Is there a way to automatically generate links for the table of contents of a pdf file? The idea is that for a pdf of a book it would be nice to have clickable links for the headings in the table of ...
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Where can I see the Kindle Copy Limit for a book

One of the limitation of the DRM in Kindle books is the amount of text you can copy from it. After this limit it will not allow you to copy - You have reached the publisher's copy limit set for this ...
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How to effectively manage ebooks using Calibre?

I started using Calibre and I'm unable to decide how to effectively use it to manage my ebooks. I've a huge collection of ebooks organized by subject into folders like Political Science, History - ...
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Help understanding eBooks sales

This statistics page states that worldwide eBook in 2017 totaled $13B. It also states that US sales were ~ $6B. On the other hand, this report from Author Earnings cites US sales in 2017 as being $3B....
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How to make the entries of an existing table of contents clickable as link to the corresponding pages?

I have many eBooks as PDF from SpringerLink, which I use for research purposes. The eBooks have indeed a table of contents (with more than 50 entries sometimes), but unfortunately it is not clickable. ...
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which readers honor -webkit-transform CSS property?

I have got an ebook (in epub format) of a popular Italian series for children. However, I cannot browse it with my usual Android ebook reader (Moon+ Reader Pro) because formatting is quite wrong: for ...
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How to send a long web page to a Kindle device?

What's the simplest solution to send a long web page to a Kindle device? Normally I use five filters, but it sometimes barfs. In this case I'm guessing it's simply the size of the page. I'm ...
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Kindle Fire HD MyClippings.txt missing

I'm trying to extract all the highlights I have on my Kindle Fire HD - all of the books are non-Amazon (i.e. downloaded and then imported onto the device using Calibre). When I open any of the books ...
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Add new format of a book to calibre from command line

There are some books with mobi and azw3 formats on my calibre library which I want to convert them to epub and I prefer to do it from command line. I'm able to convert books using ebook-convert but ...
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What is a good software for reading ebooks out loud?

I enjoy having the ebooks read out loud. My previous solution has always been to highlight the chapters I want to read and then turn on voiceover in Adobe Reader on my Mac. The advantage is that I can ...
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How to split a large EPUB into multiple smaller ones programmatically?

I want to split EPUBs using a CLI tool or a script (no GUI). I don’t particularly care about where the split happens, but chapter boundaries are preferred. I also don’t wish to lose the table of ...
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How do I download DRM-free books from Amazon?

In a previous question, When shopping for ebooks on Amazon how do I tell if they have DRM?, it is explained that DRM-free ebooks on Amazon are characterized by the "Product Details" item: "...
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How to hide video player controls/progress bar at bottom in Epub?

I am working on an ebook with video. It is being designed in InDesign. It is an art book and the video is full-page, and set to autoplay. Destination is primarily the iPad and Mac. The problem is ...
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How do I import an EPUB e-book into my Kindle?

How do I import an EPUB (.epub) e-book into my Kindle considering that file format is not native to Kindle's?
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How can I translate my ebook?

I downloaded an important PDF e-book but it is not in English. Is there a software or another way I can translate the entire e-book into English or another language?
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How do you increase the padding at the bottom of the window on Kindle?

My MOBI is looking great, except for a very tight bottom padding on Kindle. On any of the Kindle devices I'm testing with (two Android, and an eInk version), the last sentence of a page is ...
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How to convert epub/mobi to PDF without image distortion?

I've used Calibre to convert Mobi/Epub to PDF. The overall output is good, however, the image is always not in good shape. For example, How image shows in Kindle reader (Android app) How image shows ...
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Is there any software that facilitates scanning of a paper book into an ebook?

I have some old sci-fi novels that are out of print and the rights owners are not creating them in ebook form. Is there any software that facilitates scanning and conversion of these paper books into ...
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Is Amazon planning an alternative to the Kindle DX?

Over the past four years, I have loved my Kindle DX because of its large screen, which has been very helpful for reading PDFs. The keyboard has also been helpful. It's e-ink, which is easy on the eyes....
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Exporting/saving annotations and highlights for DRM-free book on Kindle Fire

I have a DRM-free book on my Kindle Fire that I’d like to annotate, but before I make that effort I want to make sure I can save/export the annotations and highlights. So far as I can tell, this is in ...
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Transfer epub from Android phone to Kobo reader

Is it possible to transfer an epub from an Android phone to a Kobo reader not using the Kobo app? For links, getpocket provides a way: I send the link to add@getpocket.com where I registered my email ...
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Z library and copyrights

I came across a site called "Z Library", in particular, b-ok.org which is "part of Z-libary project". This site has a free download of a book I really, really, really want. It has the "look and feel"...
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Ink book - The screen is stuck

I have an InkBook reader. It was inside my bag for a few hours. When I wanted to use it, the screen didn't react to touch anymore. It also shows only part of the OS, and the rest - Is what I see when ...
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calibre reader automatic edits to epub documents

It is widely known (see How to delete Calibre ePub bookmarks), though not to my knowledge documented, that Calibre makes modifications to EPUB documents even without the user's choosing to edit them. ...

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