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Old 08-20-2011, 03:12 PM   #16
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No. Typing a single letter from the home page will take you to books whose title (or author, depending on the current sort order) start with that letter. Typing more than one letter will indeed do a search within the book.
That is still not working for me on Kindle 2 or Kindle DXG

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The Kindle actually tells you this itself. Type, say, the letter "F" in title sort order and it says, in the search box at the bottom of the screen "click to go to F titles". Similarly with authors in author sort mode. For obvious reasons, it doesn't work if you're in "most recent first" or "collections" sort order, because there is no "ordering" in those modes.
OK. That does work for me in in title sort order, but not in author sort order. Maybe only Kindle 3 users are worthy of having that feature.

For clarity and completeness, what does Kindle 3 do in collections and most recent sort orders? Those are the only ones that I use.

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Old 08-21-2011, 02:16 AM   #17
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In "most recent first" and "collections" sort orders, it just does a search within the books.
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Type the page number, then press Enter.
This is when it drives me nut that they got rid of the number keys. Because I so need the empty space on top there.

That probably saved them a whopping 25c of mfgr cost.
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