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Ebooks file naming scheme -- Books in a series

If you are using Calibre, its database is already set to have each piece of information about a book in its proper field (i.e., there will be a field for the title, another for the author, another one ...
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Is there a way to share my Amazon eBook collection with other family members?

You can lend Kindle books to others through the Kindle store: https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=hp_rel_topic?ie=UTF8&nodeId=200549320 "A Kindle book can only be loaned one ...
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Which platform is better Calibre or Kindle?

Calbre is free desktop software for managing digital libraries, and includes an ebook reader, ebook editor, conversion tools, and the ability to communicate with an ebook reader or other device over ...
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Within Calibre, is it possible to set a hierarchy on the series field?

According to the Calibre manual, the series field, amongst many other, supports a hierarchy by using a dot between the parent and children tag. This behavior should be enabled in the options panel:
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Does conversion between filetypes always break formatting in ebooks?

Different authors spend different amount of time getting the formatting right. Also, support for various formatting changes over time. I formatted some things in 2011 which were the best available ...
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how to view the download queue for a Kindle

[Note: I know this thread is old, but I found it via a web search and have an answer for people in the future who find it that way as well.] There does not appear to be a built-in app, menu item, or ...
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If you purchased this item from Amazon, delete the item and download it from the Cloud

Most likely you downloaded a partial file or it was corrupted somehow. Just delete it from your device and try again. (Alternatively, remove it by going to Manage Your Content and Devices. Don't ...
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Kindle Book published old version

To answer your last question, no it should not be necessary to contact support to receive an updated version of an ebook. If a kindle account has chosen to enable automatic updates, these updates ...
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If you purchased this item from Amazon, delete the item and download it from the Cloud

I had the same problem. I contacted Amazon to solve it. The problem was a software update. Apparently, my kindle did not update vis wifi, so I updated it via manually via their website.
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If you purchased this item from Amazon, delete the item and download it from the Cloud

I just tried hard reset in my kindle paperwhite and it solved the problem. just hold the power button for 20 seconds and let it restart.
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Is it posible to compact calibre library?

Calibre does not provide any compression tools, but indeed one could use third party tools to compress files in the directory structure. The predominant files to target would be DJVU and PDF files. ...
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Where to go for ebook suggestions?

I don't necessarily endorse using it for all your reading, but there are some fine subreddits to suggest book titles. https://www.reddit.com/r/suggestmeabook/ . Also check out the booklists subreddit. ...
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Where to go for ebook suggestions?

Your question is really too broad and unprecise to respect the usual rules of Stack-Exchange. However, I will try to answer it in a way consistent with such rules. There are many places where books ...
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Printing ebook on A4 paper

Successful! I printed two books of each over 200 pages. A least advantage is that I can remove the unwanted pages before printing. It's a matter of reorganizing the pages before printing. Here is ...
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Printing ebook on A4 paper

would it not need to be 32, 1, 2, 31 (assuming flipping on the short edge of the A4) that way 1 and 2 will be on opposite sides of page and so will 31 and 32. Also something else to think about is ...
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Cannot view the collections I created on my kindle touch

New collections were not implemented on K4. Collections which you can create on K4 were created only on the local device. They won't go on the cloud. According to the Amazon site, QUOTE: "Cloud ...
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How can I get free Microsoft word templates for poetry books?

It's complicated to format poetry. I'm not sure MS word would be the best way to do it. I've formatted 2 ebooks with a good amount of poetry and I did it purely with css. EPUBSECRETS wrote a two ...
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Is it legal to create an ebook from the book I bought and sell it?

No. And since an answer requires 30 characters, no again.
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Do epub and paperback publication of same book need seperate Identification number (like ISBN)?

First, we need to distinguish what is what code is used for. Some code do not describe books (ISSN, ISMN, URN). Others describe library sorting (LCSH, DDC), where these systems were built long before ...
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I want to build an e-book server for my class

Calibre has a builtin server that can allow you to share your ebooks over the internet. From the user manual: Start Content server: Starts calibre’s built-in web server. When started, your ...
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How can I read my epub books on the kobo app on my computer?

Attributed to ebookfriendly.com: Authorize your device with Adobe DRM Kobo is using Adobe DRM to prevent ebook files from unauthorized distribution. You should be aware of it before you start ...
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Does conversion between filetypes always break formatting in ebooks?

Yes, they do. And in addition to that there is no single set of formatting parameters within one type of of ebook. You can buy ePub based books that have margins set, so your full display is unused, ...
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how to export images using abbyfine reader?

If I have understood correctly, you are trying to extract images from an .epub file. If it is the case, it is very simple and you don't need any particular software to do so. Ebooks in .epub format ...
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how to export images using abbyfine reader?

Yes you can export images in Abby Finereader when you convert PDF to HTML. First abby will automatically determine images if not zone the image area manually. Second in options menu (Top right) ...
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Can you suggest an advanced ereader application for textbooks?

Assuming you are interested in Android apps (you don't specify your OS), I can suggest you Moon+ Reader and Aldiko Reader. Both of these apps have the features you need.
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