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Old 10-29-2010, 11:25 PM   #1
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command line mobi generation and covers

I've looked through all the command line parameters to convert html to mobi, but I dont see a parameter to tell it to generate a cover for the mobi file.

Is it possible to have the cover generated automatically based off of metadata during command line conversion? The only place I see that I can generate a cover is the edit metadata screen inside calibre.
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Old 10-29-2010, 11:32 PM   #2
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Use --cover to specify a cover. No you cannot generate a cover automatically when converting to mobi. convert to epub first and then convert that to mobi to have a generated cover.
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Again, thank you Kovid!
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