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Old 10-15-2009, 11:14 PM   #1
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Question EPUB=>Mobi: Start/open at cover page - how to?

I'm a newbie, assembling my first book from text files in Sigil. I've converted it to .mobi (v6.17) but am clueless how to enable the starting page to point to the cover and not the first chapter. I'm a beginner when it comes to working with HTML and do not see anything obvious in the convert GUI. I've browsed the manual and FAQ but did not see anything directly relating to my question.

In ADE, the EPUB version opens at the cover. But not when opened as a .mobi.

Thank you in advance.

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Old 10-16-2009, 02:41 PM   #3
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IIRC MOBI renderers don't support opening on the cover. Instead they have a menu entry that takes you to the cover.
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I think the only way we can help is if you could post the book so we can take a look at it.
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IIRC MOBI renderers don't support opening on the cover. Instead they have a menu entry that takes you to the cover.
I believe the Gen3 opens new books on the cover page.
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IIRC MOBI renderers don't support opening on the cover. Instead they have a menu entry that takes you to the cover.
Thanks, Kovid. Would have been nice tho'...

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I think the only way we can help is if you could post the book so we can take a look at it.
Thanks, Jon. I am attempting to replicate a completed book I already have, so I will see if I can figure it out from studying that. Unless I get stuck...
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