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Where should font licenses be embedded?

I don't disagree with the above answer. I just wanted to say that on the Title/Credits HTML page (which contains copyright, date, etc) I included this line: The HomemadeApple Font embedded in this ...
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Calibre to Kindle Book Transfer

Increasing font size and spacing is a frequent problem for PDFs, especially for tablets that are 6 inch. PDFs are supposed to be printable documents, and so font size and other things tend to be fixed ...
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What are serif and sans serif fonts on different ebook reading systems?

Kobo ereader devices My 1st gen Kobo Glo has the following fonts pre-installed (I suppose other Kobo devices use the same set; it is possible for the user to add more but I think this is beyond the ...
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What are serif and sans serif fonts on different ebook reading systems?

Here -- as best as I can tell -- are the system fonts for selected Android reading systems: Kindle for Android: (updated 8/2022) Amazon Ember Bold (Sans Serif) Bookerly Caecilia Georgia Palatino ...
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How to change the font(s) used on a pdf, or improve how they are rendered?

Based on the sample you provided, you will not be able to change the font on that particular document. Here is why: As one commenter already suggested, it is very clear from the sample you provided ...
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Where should font licenses be embedded?

As the license requirements state "easily viewed by the user" you should include the full license in the EPUB zip files META-INF directory as e.g. open_font_license.txt, in addition to that add a ...
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How can I left justify text on my Kindle?

Yes, you can. In a modern Kindle device you can select the formatting and left-justify it: But this feature is just available for books you purchased from Amazon. Some older books don't have this ...
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How can I left justify text on my Kindle?

Another possible option for books purchased from Amazon is to see if there's a newer version of the book that's using their newer KFX format, what I think they call enhanced typesetting. In that case ...
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Any way to increase font size in Moon reader when reading pdf?

No - pdf's are statically sized documents. One of the benefits of different formats such as EPUB and amazon's MOBI files are that they are reflowable and built with html and css. This is what allows ...
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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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Need suggestion on selecting the font type for self-publishing book

Recommending a specific font without actually seeing where it's going to be used is a lot like suggesting a wardrobe without knowing the person who will wear it. The purpose of a font is to make ...
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What are serif and sans serif fonts on different ebook reading systems?

iBooks (v. 4.10) Athelas Charter Georgia Iowan Palatino San Francisco Seravek -- Sans Serif Times New Roman Related: here's a deep dive into the system iBooks fonts (written in 2011, but still ...
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What are serif and sans serif fonts on different ebook reading systems?

Important Note: Kindle devices (and possibly apps on ios/android/windows) targeted for non-English speaking countries might have a different set of default fonts. I've seen reports starting in 2016 (...
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Maintain font color when changing background color in ebook

Amazon may have resolved this for us, or it's just one of those things that worked itself out. I haven't changed the CSS at all after posting the question, but I DID convert the book to KFX format ...
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What makes the Kindle Paperwhite to show text from a EPUB file in light-gray font?

Welcome. The following two class codes in your list are gray on both: .calibre { color: #808080; .calibre1 { color: gray; Change the above classes font color to either of the below (provided it ...
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Arabic characters appear as boxes in Kobo

Two possible solutions: Embed needed fonts in the epub document. That should allow proper display on most e-readers. If there are specific Kobo e-readers on which this document should display ...
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How can a reading pad not come with the Times New Roman font?

Times New Roman is a proprietary font and has to be licensed to distribute with a product. There's no font used by practically all books, and it's likely most standard serif fonts will be hard to ...
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Can't exit the font size screen on the Kindle 10th gen

This particular generation of kindle gets frozen quite often. Being on the charger seems to exacerbate the issue. So first and foremost if it is plugged in unplug it. Then try to refresh. If it is ...
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Kindle Touch 4th Generation does not render published font correctly

I managed to solve this problem with help from mobileread forum. I am posting the link to answer here https://www.mobileread.com/forums/showpost.php?p=3849282&postcount=2
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Maintain font color when changing background color in ebook

To accomplish this, you would need to write a css media query supported in kindle which detects whether night mode is activated. Here's a two year old thread about the topic. Not very useful, btw, ...
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Create an e-book with Devanagari characters

Like Nemo XXX said, Times New Roman is a commercial font, so you are not allowed to freely include it in your ebook and distribute it without acquiring a proper license. However, I think that you can ...
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Fonts malformed when extracted from epub files

There is a feature, font obfuscation, which prevents you from viewing/using any embedded font after unzipping the epub. Whether this has happened in your case is unclear. However, if the epub was ...
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Need suggestion on selecting the font type for self-publishing book

There are two competing visions in the ebook world: the embedded font vision (pushed by Adobe) where ebooks creators are expected to choose interesting fonts and embed them (generally by using Adobe ...
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How to change the font(s) used on a pdf, or improve how they are rendered?

Here are two help pages on this topic -- if you haven't found them already. https://superuser.com/questions/926340/how-to-change-efficiently-a-font-throughout-the-entire-pdf-document http://www....
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Calibre to Kindle Book Transfer

I suggest you to go for Sendtokindle software for windows os which converts and sends the pdf into kindle server directly so that once you connected to the network it will be automatically downloaded ...
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Calibre to Kindle Book Transfer

Don't know if you have found other solutions for the issue you posted earlier. there is a way to convert change the pdf for your device. try k2pdf application. it'll allow you to change the PDF/...
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what fonts to use for Adobe DE app on mobile devices?

I use ADE for basic testing for years and must say it is not the best tool on the market. The problem is its development is rather hectic and releases are often a bit unstable, full of tiny but ...
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