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Old 07-27-2008, 03:43 AM   #2
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This really shouldn't surprise you. All versions of the Mobi reader except the Gen3 display page numbers.

The problem is, they are useless for finding your place in a book. Try this little experiment:

1. Go to the start of the book.
2. Page forward a page at a time until you get to a recognisable page in the book (eg the start of a chapter). Make a note of the displayed page number.
3. Go back to the start of the book, do a "Goto Page" and enter the page number you noted.

Are you at the same place in the book that you were before? I think you'll find that you aren't! Jumping to a page number in a Mobi book takes you to a wildly different location from paging through it a page at a time, and therefore cannot be used to note pages that you'd like to return to. This inaccuracy of page numbers makes that effectively useless (IMHO) and I entirely understand why Bookeen made the decision not to display them.
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