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How do I wipe clean kindle e-reader?

To factory reset your Kindle to wipe it clean of data: From Home, tap the Menu (three dots) icon, and then tap Settings. Tap the Device Options, and then tap Reset Device. Your Kindle will restart.
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ePub readers for Windows that support continous scrolling?

Try the calibre ebook viewer: open your book and enable "Switch to flow mode" (the button on the top right corner)
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Does a screensaver serve any purpose on eink displays?

Technically it isn't a screensaver since the images are static (unless of course the device cycles through images at regular intervals). Either way, e-ink doesn't suffer from burn-in, so it really isn'...
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Is it possible to take a screenshot from a Kobo ereader device?

Yes it is possible if you change the code of your Kobo a bit. A broad explanation and functions is explained in this forum post on another website: Mobile Read Kobo. You must add the following code ...
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How Does Amazon Kindle Renting work on *buntu/Linux Systems?

Perhaps renting works differently from buying/lending/borrowing ebooks, but all you do is to download the Kindle reading app on your device. Then, the rented item will magically appear after you ...
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Calibre ebook viewer - Apply User Stylesheet to Full Screen Mode

Paste the following in the 'User stylesheet', click ok. Then go to 'Theming' and save the style with whatever name you like. The e-book will display nicely in any screen mode and there are a couple of ...
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Is there a small easel or book butler for an ereader?

There are mini easels (like these from Amazon), I have seen them in all kinds of different sizes in shops catering for artists (in Germany). Given that your ebook is rigid (all that I know are), you ...
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Can I keep a reading diary on my device?

You can not directly keep a diary on your device of your written reviews. If that is your question. You can indeed write your review on the device after finishing the book. And you can always find it ...
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How to reset Kobo web browser bookmarks on Kobo Mini

there should be an "x" ico next to each bookmark URL, and when pressed, a box should pop up and ask you if you would like to delete the bookmark. Simply press yes if you do and no to exit.
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Could my eBook reader be infected by some sort of virus?

Neither of the other answers are technically correct, so I will add mine. Short answer: eBook readers are computers and they run computer operating systems, so they are inherently vulnerable to ...
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What 's the best way to read a scientific PDF?

If you want to be able to read anything on a device in a direct sunlight your only choice is an ereader using electronic ink. Here is an example, outdoors on a sunny day with the sun blasting directly ...
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Are there any rugged ebook readers out there?

For kindle devices, redpepper cases are very rugged and waterproof.
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How do I upload an ebook

Not trying to discourage you from trying this, but you might find that starting with a WORD document takes up MUCH more time than you thought due to the complexity of setting it up, which is why I ...
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Can I use Kindle to read research papers?

Actually you can have a try on this service I made recently. It will optimize the layout into a kindle readable format using k2pdfopt, with additional two column paper format support. Link: http://...
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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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Tricky Conversion

I do ebook conversions regularly. I can't answer every point in your question, but I can give you some general strategies. First, the Amazon mobi format is hard and tricky to make a good ebook for. ...
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Ereader that won't blur pdfs

Quality resolution for PDFs is awfully dependent on screen size. The bigger the display, the easier it is to read. I don't have much experience working with Kindle's PDF converter/reader, but it's ...
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Ereader that won't blur pdfs

I have a 1st gen Kobo Glo, and it renders PDF files pretty well. I have to say that I don't usually use my ereader with PDF files, a 6 inch screen is really not the best way to read an A4 sized page, ...
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What is the best way to scan paper books to digital ebooks?

What you want to accomplish is not a quick and easy task. You need to capture images of the book pages, clean the images, and depending on your desire, convert them to text, format them, and generate ...
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Looking for recommendation on eBook reader for university textbooks

Kindle is not the only ereader to have an eink screen, in fact every device that is marketed as ereader (and not i.e. a more generic tablet) uses this technology. Said that, basically every ereader ...
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Alternative to Kobo to solve line wrapping problem

I also own a Kobo ereader. From what I can see, the rather messy output that you get is probably caused by a badly formatted ebook file, being it .pdf or .epub. It is just a supposition, but I really ...
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How to tell if an entire ePub ebook was downloaded for offline viewing?

I don't have a recent ipad and I rarely buy things through the iTunes store, so my answer is based on knowledge and guesswork. When you first try to read it, the reading system (in this case, iBooks)...
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How to tell if an entire ePub ebook was downloaded for offline viewing?

Ereaders like Kindles, Kobos and so on are devices that can connect to internet to sync their contents and to provide some form of social networking capabilities, but otherwise are meant to be used ...
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Things to consider for choosing an e-ink pdf ereader for science books and papers

In a personal conversation, somebody raised my attention to the following concerns: many ebooks have colourful pictures and diagrams, so a black-and-white e-ink display might not be suitable for all ...
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Best platform and format for eBook on software/programming

I suggest you of using LaTeX for such work. LaTeX handles multiple types of documents, text and media environments (complex equations as well as images, videos, plots, program source code (you can ...
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How to include SVG in eBooks

I don't know a lot about SVG, but I have played around very superficially with svg in ebooks (about a year or two ago). What I found was that although my simple svg worked in one or two epub readers,...
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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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