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Old 01-04-2019, 11:39 AM   #1
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Page curl on amazon devices.

I haven't been able to find anything on this. I use the kindle app on my Fire 5th gen tablet. The files I send over from calibre don't seem to support the page curl, even if I originally obtained them from amazon. Is there something I need to do in the settings or a particular format I need to convert to?
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Old 01-04-2019, 11:41 AM   #2
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No idea, sorry. Offhand I'd guess amazon does not allow it for sideloaded books. Part fo their general boil the frog policy to curb side loading.
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Hmmm, ok I was hoping it was something the file itself reported to the device, which could then be manually set, or the reader seeing an ASIN known to have the ability. Perhaps I'll do some digging into this when I have time.
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or it could be a KFX only feature.
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Page curl is one of the features that is only available with Enhanced Typesetting (KFX format).
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Just to make sure we're on the same page. I'm talking about the natural looking curling of the page when you turn it rather than the slide over. Is that KFX only? Hmm...I did just redownloaded several books from the kindle for PC and a lot are KFX now (except the ones I most wanted to be >_<). I'll have to download one of the AZW3 books now from the Fire's kindle app and see if they have the animation.
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Just to make sure we're on the same page. I'm talking about the natural looking curling of the page when you turn it rather than the slide over. Is that KFX only?
Yes. As far as I can tell that is KFX-only in the Android app. (And that limitation is not documented anywhere that I have seen.)
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Old 01-10-2019, 09:17 AM   #8
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I saw that in my test on my phone last night. I presume the built in kindle reader on the fire tablets counts as being the android app then? And while I'm doing meta-data cleaning up on my newly imported KFX books (and other cleanups on my third party books >_<), do we know if being a KFX is enough to get the curls?
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