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Old 07-15-2009, 09:57 AM   #1
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Interesting article and links--including one to MR (http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=46535) from a blog named "View From the Publishing Trenches", written by Walt Shiel. Mr Shiel, are you an MRer by any chance?

Executive summary:

"Most of the problems addressed in the discussions above stem from the use of automated conversion software..."

"The best course, if you want a nicely formatted Kindle book that provides a pleasant reading experience, is to create an HTML file and then carefully manipulate that code to get the display you want."
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Old 07-15-2009, 11:55 AM   #2
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Since it wasn't included in the OP, here's a link to the blog article.
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Originally Posted by rlparker View Post
"Most of the problems addressed in the discussions above stem from the use of automated conversion software..."

"The best course, if you want a nicely formatted Kindle book that provides a pleasant reading experience, is to create an HTML file and then carefully manipulate that code to get the display you want."
Or, fix the software.
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