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I think the only option you have is to delete the dictionary completely, thus disabling it. (Search for the dictionary on your device and remove it like any other book. You can re-download it later if there is the need.)


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Apologies for replying as an answer, I have no sufficient reputation to comment. I am the creator of Penelope. I thought about this for a bit, but the main problem is that I am continuously asked to "convert" materials that are clearly pirated from copyrighted, commercial dictionaries --- which I always refuse --- and hosting them onto a public web site ...


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Is there a way to force KF8 output, or to float images in MOBI7? Unfortunately, you can't generate KF8 dictionaries and it's unlikely that this situation will change anytime soon, because Amazon inherited the code from Mobipocket and has only implemented cosmetic changes so far: Note the following KindleGen message: Info(parser8):I12001: Enhanced mobi ...


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The two devices that are closest to me requirements are the Kindle Paperwhite and Onyx Boox T68. As far as meeting the requirements goes: E ink display: both have one Supports English text and has English-English dictionary: both have one or two (this condition was only to rule out Japanese ebook readers with poor English support); the one included on T68 ...


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Given the heavy restrictions on block formatting in Mobi 7 this seems to be the best solution for my situation. Have the images small enough and inline, set the width height and align attributes of the image (and felt very dirty) then place image at the start of a line – title here. <img src="images/house-redfort.png" width="51" height="56" align="...


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Usually word look-up is done through what is called a index. I don't know exactly what kind of index is used in Kindles, but I know for sure that they do use one (indexing file can be found in the system folders in your Kindle). In general, indexes are made in such a way to minimize the time required for a look-up even when dealing with a great amount of ...


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Is this situation likely to change soon? Or is there some deep reason for it, which is likely to make it last a long time? IMHO, Amazon most likely hasn't updated the Kindle for Windows and OSX apps, because not enough readers demanded custom dictionary support. (BTW, Amazon-bought dictionaries can be sent to the Kindle for Android app.) Until Amazon fixes ...


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