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Old 10-16-2009, 09:34 AM   #1
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Can justification be changed on the K2?

Gentlefolk;

A couple weeks ago, I purchased my most expensive book ever for the K2 - John Nagl's book "Eating Soup with a Knife".

The Kindle formatting is not what I would be hoping for considering the price I paid for this... around $15 IIRC. Mostly Im vexed by the poor justification implementation. It is fully-justified which makes for some very awkward lines, some containing three words that are very spread out.

I don't see an option to change the display to left-justified (ragged right). Is there a way to do this?

Thanks.

Don
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Old 10-23-2009, 05:11 PM   #2
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Gentlefolk;

A couple weeks ago, I purchased my most expensive book ever for the K2 - John Nagl's book "Eating Soup with a Knife".

The Kindle formatting is not what I would be hoping for considering the price I paid for this... around $15 IIRC. Mostly Im vexed by the poor justification implementation. It is fully-justified which makes for some very awkward lines, some containing three words that are very spread out.

I don't see an option to change the display to left-justified (ragged right). Is there a way to do this?

Thanks.

Don
If I am not mistaken, Kindle 1 allowed switching between fully justified and left justified. Kindle 2 and DX by default fully justify all text unless the formatting in the book specifically says that the text must be left justified. So, without modifying the source of the book, you cannot change the look on Kindle 2 or DX.
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Old 07-13-2010, 06:08 AM   #3
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There is no undocumeted command for justification?
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Nope, not on the K2.
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Old 07-13-2010, 10:57 PM   #5
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That's one feature I'd love to see in every reading device, being able to adjust the justification. I have a definite preference for ragged-right, just because the full justification results in the effect you describe...weird spacing on some lines. Why would I care if the right margin is even? But if the book comes that way, what can you do?
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Choosing justification in reader would be nice. Nice too would be hyphenation control, which I think the Pocketbook's do, but no one else.
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