|01-13-2011, 02:55 PM||#1|
Join Date: Jan 2011
Device: Kindle 3
Altering search function on Kindle
I produce menu translators that I sell on Amazon and elsewhere under the name of Passeport Gastronomique. They are alphabetical listings of food and menu items in their native language followed by an English definition. The listing is in boldface, the definitions in italic. I produce them in InDesign and finish in Sigil and Calibre.
I just purchased a Kindle 3 and notice that when doing a search all listings of a word are shown. It would be better in this instance to only show the Bold listing, not any mentions of the word in the definitions.
I wonder if anyone knows how to do this. I would greatly appreciate any help. Thanks
|01-14-2011, 10:23 AM||#2|
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: beyond the pale
i suggest placing header tags on all the bold listed words, then they will format into a table of contents for K3. also you will then be able to navigate through the alphabetical list using left and right on the 4 way pad, as kindle will treat each definition as a "chapter"
you can probably automate the process in sigil using regex once you figure out the syntax i.e. find words in bold replace with he same bold word but inside header tags.
|01-14-2011, 05:16 PM||#3|
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Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Phoenix, AZ
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