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Old 11-22-2012, 12:38 AM   #16
Klip
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Originally Posted by Oldpilot View Post
After resisting it for a long time, I finally followed Hitch's advice to upload epubs to the KDP. I have mostly worked in html, and if I use Word for any reason I convert it to html at the word2cleanhtml.com website. I have developed a fairly comprehensive style sheet, which I add to the word2clean file (which does require some checking). I then open the html in Sigil and build a good epub with cover, metadata, and TOC. I then upload that epub to the various retailers including Amazon KDP.

So I really never touch a mobi file at all, never mind Calibre (which, as others have said, won't make it past the KDP Kopz in some instances).
This sounds like a good method. The only downside I can see is that I like having a format that I can test on a Kindle or the Previewer before I upload it.
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