Register Guidelines E-Books Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Go Back   MobileRead Forums > E-Book Formats > Kindle Formats

Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 10-02-2013, 11:55 AM   #1
Melchett
Junior Member
Melchett began at the beginning.
 
Posts: 4
Karma: 10
Join Date: Sep 2013
Device: kindle fire hd
Kindle double cover issue

Hello!

My workflow for generating the kindle books is as follows:
1) Use indesign
2) use sigil to tweak the epub
3) use kindle previewer to get mobi.

Now the issue is, I get a double cover on all my kindle books. I tried every solution available on net including the setting linear=no in the content.opf file.

Could anyone help me how to stop these double covers from occurring?
Melchett is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-03-2013, 05:39 PM   #2
Hitch
Bookmaker & Cat Slave
Hitch ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Hitch ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Hitch ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Hitch ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Hitch ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Hitch ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Hitch ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Hitch ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Hitch ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Hitch ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Hitch ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
Hitch's Avatar
 
Posts: 2,377
Karma: 12871193
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Device: Kindle2, iPad, KindleFire and NookColor
Quote:
Originally Posted by Melchett View Post
Hello!

My workflow for generating the kindle books is as follows:
1) Use indesign
2) use sigil to tweak the epub
3) use kindle previewer to get mobi.

Now the issue is, I get a double cover on all my kindle books. I tried every solution available on net including the setting linear=no in the content.opf file.

Could anyone help me how to stop these double covers from occurring?
Remove your cover.html file, which I'm assuming you have, or some html file that contains nothing but the cover image. Leave your cover image in the /Images folder. Tag the actual cover image with "cover" semantics, and ensure that the cover image is also correctly identified as same in the OPF. Drop the file on KP. (Have you tried this already? You mentioned that you tried linear=no, which is not the same thing as removing the html file that encloses the cover, but did you try this?)

That should solve your issue. I've actually had ePUBs with the cover.html file work fine, but I'm guessing that INDD does something else withe the cover.html file that somehow, precludes it from working. We use INDD for print, but I would never use it to make an ebook if it did not have a print component; causes more work than it saves.

Hope this helps.

Hitch
Hitch is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Kindle Paperwhite sometimes shows double cover Katsunami Amazon Kindle 5 05-09-2013 06:54 PM
PRS-T1 Minor issue - random double page turns. Shieko Sony Reader 21 10-02-2012 01:14 AM
strange cover issue affa Sigil 6 05-03-2011 06:59 PM
iPhone Cover/bookmark issue with Kindle app Y|yukichigai Apple Devices 1 07-23-2010 03:32 AM
double cover images garbanzo Calibre 7 03-19-2010 08:25 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:19 PM.


MobileRead.com is a privately owned, operated and funded community.