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Old 09-10-2010, 03:16 PM   #1
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Is there a way to add multible chapters to make one book

I was offered a free book but it was in HTML and I converted to mobi with autokindle. Now I have 25 or so individual files, I would like to read the book as a book not 25 chapter sized books. Anyway to get them to load to kindle as the book in one file?

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Old 09-10-2010, 03:34 PM   #2
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I was offered a free book but it was in HTML and I converted to mobi with autokindle. Now I have 25 or so individual files, I would like to read the book as a book not 25 chapter sized books. Anyway to get them to load to kindle as the book in one file?

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Was the HTML book all in one file? If so just rename using the TXT extension and the K3 will read it as an HTML file without having to convert it. Example, you could rename myBook.html to myBook.txt.

If the HTML book is several files, zip them into a folder before sending them to Amazon to convert. Or bettter still zip them into a folder and use calibre to convert it.
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A airport formal greeting to you Jack, Hello .. the files were posted in both Microsoft reader format or HTML I download the bunch 25 or so in all. When I tried Calibre it showed them all and I could not get them to add as one file. This is where I am stuck
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A airport formal greeting to you Jack, Hello .. the files were posted in both Microsoft reader format or HTML I download the bunch 25 or so in all. When I tried Calibre it showed them all and I could not get them to add as one file. This is where I am stuck
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Did you try zipping all the files into a single zip file and adding that to calibre? It usually works for me.
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You have several options. Two that seem reasonable are (both are things I've done in preparing MOBI files):

1. Download the LIT instead and convert it to MOBI using calibre.

2. Get Sigil and use it to convert the collection of HTML files into a single ePub format ebook. Then you can use calibre to convert the ePub to MOBI.

Other options would be to use an HTML editor to assemble the HTML files into a single file to feed into calibre. I have Dreamweaver for HTML work and I'm reasonably competent with it, but prefer to use Sigil for this type of assembly when the end result is an eBook.

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