|02-12-2013, 04:02 PM||#1|
Join Date: Feb 2013
Calibre removes pages breaks from mobi
Just wondering if anyone could offer me some advice or guidance on a problem I'm having with Calibre.
I am creating a .mobi file directly from Adobe InDesign. It works fine on my device. I then explode this is Calibre so that I can alter the css. When I rebuild the .mobi file, the page breaks have been automatically removed and the whole document runs on in single flow.
Does anyone know why this is, or how I can avoid it?
Many thanks in advance.
|02-12-2013, 06:21 PM||#2|
Join Date: Sep 2009
Device: Sony PRS-350, PB360, Kobo Glo/AuraHD/Aura6"/AuraH2O
Is this an azw3 (or KF8) file or an old-style mobi. If the latter, have you tried viewing it on an actual Kindle to be sure the page breaks aren't there?
If you view a mobi in the standard calibre ebook viewer a quick conversion to epub is done before display and pagebreaks aren't visible, but it doesn't mean they are not there.
|02-12-2013, 06:24 PM||#3|
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Roslindale, Massachusetts
Device: Kobo Aura H2), Sony PRS-650, Sony PRS-T1, nook STR, iPad 1, iPhone 5
Take the InDesign document, make it into an ePub, fix it up as need be from there and use that as the source to generate the Mobi. It will work a lot better and you'll also have an ePub tat you can use to make a KF8 & Mobi from.
ePub is a lot easier to edit then the insides of a Mobi file.
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