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Old 02-04-2008, 04:20 PM   #1
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Italics in Mobipocket books

I have tried to include italics in the mobipocket files I create (I use <i></i> for that, I write the html myself, please don't say I have to use BookDesigner , that's not my question right now), but while this works in the Mobipocket Reader on my Windows machine, it doesn't display italics on the Cybook.

Is this a shortcoming in the Cybook mobipocket reader? Or can I use a different way to use italics?

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Old 02-04-2008, 05:02 PM   #2
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I have tried to include italics in the mobipocket files I create (I use <i></i> for that, I write the html myself, please don't say I have to use BookDesigner , that's not my question right now), but while this works in the Mobipocket Reader on my Windows machine, it doesn't display italics on the Cybook.

Is this a shortcoming in the Cybook mobipocket reader? Or can I use a different way to use italics?

Thanks!

(I use Mobipocket Creator)
Do you have an italics font loaded on the Cybook?
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Ah! I thought my font contained everything, but indeed: no italics! Thank you very much!
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Old 02-05-2008, 04:10 AM   #4
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I thought that the machine would "synthesise" an italic font if a "real" font is not present?
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As my experience shows, it doesn't.
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