By Aaron Shepard
[epub conversion from retail]
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PUBLISHER'S caution: the ideas during this ebook ARE ADDRESSED commonly TO INTERMEDIATE AND complex clients OF notice. while you're A newbie, PLEASE FIRST learn AMAZON'S "BUILDING YOUR e-book FOR KINDLE" OR "BUILDING YOUR publication FOR KINDLE FOR MAC," either loose within the KINDLE shop. THEN learn THIS ONE to determine WHAT AMAZON DOESN'T inform YOU!
It's no longer not easy to discover directions for changing from note to Kindle -- yet those directions tend to be much less invaluable than they can be. Many, for instance, proclaim that Word's HTML output calls for vast alteration and cleanup sooner than submission.
This suggestion is erroneous. a few who provide it have drawn their conclusions after easily deciding on the inaccurate export alternative. Others fuss a few average quantity of extra code, no longer understanding that it doesn't bring up dossier measurement adequate to subject or that the Kindle ignores it anyway.
Other directions will suggest the other: that conversion is simple and simply what you are going to count on. Supposedly, so long as you begin with a accurately formatted observe rfile, you'll finish up with a well-formatted publication. good, it doesn't quite paintings that approach -- now not with out a few suggestions for tricking or bullying the Kindle into doing what you want.
In this e-book, Aaron Shepard deals his personal information for relocating your record from notice to Kindle. You'll see the consequences for your self, as Aaron's publication is produced with a similar innovations defined during this and his follow-up books, "Pictures on Kindle" and "HTML Fixes for Kindle."
Aaron Shepard is a most excellent proponent of the recent enterprise of ecocnomic self publishing, which he has practiced and helped advance on account that 1998. he's the writer of "Aiming at Amazon," "POD for Profit," and "Perfect Pages," in addition to different books on Kindle formatting.
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Extra info for From Word to Kindle (Revised 3rd Edition)
In truth, notice could be the worst attainable selection for a Kindle publication during which photos are vital. this system turns out to assert an enormous license to tamper together with your images, and the way it does which may fluctuate wildly from one observe model to the following. nonetheless, in a rfile intended for export to HTML, it’s attainable to address your photos in any such method that observe easily allows them to go through with very little switch. the following advice should still determine this, in addition to ensure the photograph is correctly situated on your Kindle ebook. • upload merely JPEGs and GIFs. the other structure should be switched over to 1 of those besides, yet you won’t be ready to regulate how note does it. to ensure your photographs remain in these codecs, ensure the following is deselected in Word’s net techniques: “Allow PNG as an output layout. ” JPEGs needs to be seventy two ppi for Mac or ninety six ppi for home windows. A GIF, nonetheless, is by means of definition continuously seventy two ppi—but notice for home windows treats it as ninety six ppi besides. For either JPEG and GIF, remain inside Word’s greatest photo measurement of twenty-two inches (55+ cm) on a facet. At ninety six ppi for home windows, that’s 2112 pixels. At seventy two ppi for the Mac, it’s 1584. • so as to add an image, use Word’s command to insert it from the dossier. don't drag or paste it in. yet to copy an image, you might want to replica and paste in the rfile rather than putting back. With this technique, notice may possibly output the image just once, with a number of hyperlinks to it—though Word’s habit during this is inconsistent from one model to a different. position the image in a clean paragraph with “Single” line spacing, situated, without indent for both the 1st line or the full paragraph. ensure the snapshot is “in line with text”—Word’s default—rather than “floating. ” that implies you want to forget about Word’s recommendations to permit textual content “wrap” round the facets of your photo or seem in entrance or at the back of it. • If be aware shrinks the image to slot inside your document’s margins, the image could be exported with lowered pixel dimensions. particularly, the hot pixel dimensions stands out as the new linear dimensions at seventy two ppi for the Mac, or ninety six ppi for home windows. to avoid that resizing, name up the conversation field that controls the picture’s dimension. the place you discover it is going to rely on your model of be aware, and there'll be multiple option to succeed in it. In observe 2010 for home windows, you could click on or double-click at the photo to increase the image instruments, then click on the bottom-right icon at the dimension command workforce. at the Mac, you could decide on the image after which entry the conversation field from the structure menu. On both home windows or Mac, you can also locate it through right-clicking or Option-clicking at the photograph. Now uncheck “Lock point ratio,” then click on “Reset. ” either one of the scaling dimensions should still now express at 100 percent. If the conversation field on your notice model lacks a Reset button, kind in those scaling dimensions without delay. if you click on “OK” and go back to the record, you’ll see the image thoroughly enlarged and lengthening prior the best margin—awkward yet possible. What’s extra vital is that notice will now export it at its unique pixel dimensions.