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Old 01-20-2012, 08:53 PM   #1
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Kindle touch and color in e-books

I was trying to troubleshoot why some books had much lighter text than others on my Kindle touch. I decided to convert the .mobi files with Calbre but stripped out the font and color in "Look and Feel" -> Filter Style information. Magically, the text became much darker and clearer to read.

Has anybody seen this behavior?

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Open your boks in the calibre viewer and you will see the text is colored. The kindle renders color as lighter shades of gray.
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Old 01-21-2012, 07:49 AM   #3
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I checked it using that initially. However, the color was so close to black that you would not be able to tell on my laptop very easily.

I opened it again today and just discovered a really cool "Inspect" feature in the Calibre viewer. It told me that the text was using #231F20.

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