|10-13-2011, 06:28 PM||#1|
Join Date: Oct 2011
Device: Kindle 3 (wifi+3g)
Greek in Mobi
I was writing a text on MS Word and using Mobipocket Creator to convert *.doc files to *.mobi files and keep it on my Kindle. There are some greek words and the Kindle do not show them, neither Mobipocket Reader on PC. How can I insert greek words in a MS Word documents that will be converted to *.mobi format?
Thanks for your atention.
|10-14-2011, 05:05 AM||#2|
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Spaniard in Sweden
Device: Cybook Orizon, Kobo Aura
I bet it's a problem with the default Kindle font. Any other reader where you can change the font would probably display the Greek correctly once you choose a font that includes Greek characters.
|10-14-2011, 12:50 PM||#3|
Join Date: Jan 2009
Device: Kindle, iPad (not used much for reading)
|10-15-2011, 02:20 PM||#4|
Join Date: Nov 2006
Device: Kindle Voyage, iPad Mini, iPhone 4, MS Surface Pro, N7
If you only have a small number of Greek fragments in an otherwise English book, one solution is to include them as images. I've done this with a number of books.
|01-02-2012, 06:28 PM||#5|
Join Date: Nov 2009
Personally, I start from a document format (doc or odt) and I save it in HTML format before using Mobipocket Creator. The greek letters are saved in the HTML "α" mode.
If you use polytonic greek letters, that would be not enough, and you will have to open the HTML file in Notepad and save it with the UTF-8 encoding before uploading it to Mobipocket creator.
The resulting HTML UTF-8 file can be uploaded to Mobipocket and/or edited to obtain your desired formatting.
Here http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=163021 you can find the Odyssey formatted by me using this technique.
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