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Old 07-25-2011, 09:20 PM   #1
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Question Odd Characters When Sending .mobi to Kindle 3

I have an ebook that looks fine in Calibre and the Kindle viewer. No weird characters. When I send it to my K3, however, I get squares with question marks in them. These are not replacing any characters - sometimes before a comma, after a comma, or in the middle of a sentence.

Hopefully someone knows why this is happening and what I can do to fix it.

Thanks for the help!!
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I have an ebook that looks fine in Calibre and the Kindle viewer. No weird characters. When I send it to my K3, however, I get squares with question marks in them. These are not replacing any characters - sometimes before a comma, after a comma, or in the middle of a sentence.

Hopefully someone knows why this is happening and what I can do to fix it.

Thanks for the help!!
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Thanks a ton, Alan. I really appreciate the help - that worked perfectly.
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