|10-19-2011, 02:15 AM||#1|
Join Date: Sep 2011
Device: Kindle Touch 3G
When opening a new book, why doesn't Kindle start at the cover?
is there anything I should configure in .mobi output?
|10-19-2011, 03:00 AM||#2|
US Navy, Retired
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: North Carolina
Device: Nexus 7
You might be able to get around it, read this thread for info.
Last edited by DoctorOhh; 10-19-2011 at 03:13 AM.
|10-19-2011, 12:25 PM||#3|
Join Date: Nov 2006
Device: Kindle Voyage, iPad Mini, iPhone 4, MS Surface Pro, N7
|10-23-2011, 06:05 PM||#4|
Join Date: Aug 2010
The publisher determines where the book begins. Kindle's default is the first page of text, but we can over-ride that with div id="start" (or a similar kludge if working in Word). Personally, I want my books to open with the very first page, whether that's the cover, a frontispiece, the title page, or perhaps the table of contents. The reason for that is Amazon's Look Inside feature. If I go to the bother of putting fascinating stuff at the beginning, I want it to be shown in the online and downloadable samples.
(Speaking here as an author, not as a reader.)
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