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Old 05-02-2012, 10:35 PM   #1
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Kindle preview not starting at #start on all formats

My kindle book does not start at the designated #start point in all formats when viewed in kindle preview. Here's a rundown:

Fire: book opens at the cover

Kindle: book opens at blank page (clicking right arrow once takes you to designated start page)

Kindle DX, Kindle for iPhone, Kindle for iPad, and Custom: book starts at designated #start point.

Any idea how I can make the book work consistently and correctly?

Thanks!
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Old 05-03-2012, 06:49 AM   #2
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At least for the Kindle format, the problem seems to be in the fact that I'm trying to use an image as my start point. When I move the start point to a page of text, it functions as expected.

(Kindle fire still starts on the cover).

Once again, the template on which this book is based was also used for a previous book, which functions properly across all formats, but in that book I'm not trying to start on an image.
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Old 05-03-2012, 09:35 AM   #3
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I think that's your problem. I've always had trouble using an image as a start page. I got around this by adding a heading above the image, and then start at the heading. Probably this isn't what you want to do, but I think our creativity is getting ahead of the technology.
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Old 05-03-2012, 09:58 AM   #4
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Hi AThirstyMind,

I decided to just remove the image. It wasn't working aesthetically anyway, and it simplifies my situation.

But it would be nice to be able to start a section with some kind of graphic.

For now though, I'll satisfy myself with a clean build and a smooth publication process.

Thanks for your response!
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