Your best bet is to start with a solid epub file and run that through either KindleGen or Kindle Previewer. Other tools such as Sigil and Calibre are convenient, but often cause problems down the road by inserting their own bits of code. If you want to be certain that you know what is causing your problems, it's always best to do it yourself. The single ...


Yes, it can. In the Devices menu, select "Kindle e-ink", then from the tabs across the top select either "Kindle" or "Kindle DX" instead of "Kindle Paperwhite". This will show you the mobi (as opposed to the KF8) view, which is what the older devices use.


In addition to the resources Tom listed, Joshua Tallent's book Kindle Formatting will give you tips for working around formatting problems. It's an old book and doesn't cover Kindle Format 8, but if you run into issues, it might give you ideas to try. Fortunately, KF8 has fewer limitations than MOBI 7, the older Kindle format, but the book will help if you ...


As a matter of fact, that's the only reliable preview you can get. All of the other preview modes are so flawed as to be useless to me. The root problem appears to be that for the KF8 modes, the previewer is unable to accurately reflect the interaction of the particular webkit version and hardware capabilities of the different devices.


I'm familiar with all the resources mentioned here, but at the moment Paul Salvette's book eBook Design and Development Guide is the best as far as practical steps for constructing the ebook. http://www.amazon.com/The-eBook-Design-Development-Guide-ebook/dp/B009G2JMRK/ It's a year and a half old, but still basically relevant. A lot of the templates from ...

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