For images see this article. What are my other options besides calibre to convert my manuscripts to ebook? Then run your new Word file through Calibre. Libre Office will open up MS Office files direct.
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In fact, your mention of 40 years of progress is apt, because Word is old now. Tried to use Calibre for editing to edit a epub document but is only useful for short documents, i.
The solution is to take the nuclear approach. Now you are ready to convert either Word to epub format, converher Word to mobi format, which is in fact from Word to Kindle. Tried various other Office programmes but are not as good. But I always do this to any new ebook I am going to publish to make foc it will be as perfect as possible for all retailers and formats. Once converted it opens up in Calibres e read screen.
Now go to your Calibre Library and copy your new mobi and epub book files onto your e-reader, iPad or Kindle and see exactly how your new book will look when it is published as an ebook. The errors you describe are the result of a Word file that has a lot of erroneous code, and not a problem with Calibre. I am using the English language with all the common letters and symbols that Calibre is obviously not designed to use. Thanks for the great advice on converting to Mobi.
Before I settle into virtually retyping my novel one punctuation mark at a time, can anyone suggest a valid solution? If you use Word on an Apple computer, there is a quick and easy way to convert your manuscript to epub with Apple Pages.
This is because Word was not designed to produce ebooks; only printable documents. There are alternatives you can use to save in docx.
This is why you see these formatting problems. I dread having to re-insert them all.
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What are my other options besides calibre to convert my manuscripts to ebook? If you save your Word file as. I am done, I am out.
This is particularly true if you have used Track Changes on your document. There is no issue when uploading to kdp or when converting to epub. However, you cannot export to mobi format with Pages. Replace character with unicode 3. I notice there is software to install for doc. How do I fix these problems? While the epub format is used by most ebook reading devices, the mobi format, or Kindle format, is a file type that can be added and read on a Kindle.
I uploaded book I thought was fine and!!!!!!!!.
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Not at all complaining. Also, Word files created by exporting from Google Docs or Apple Pages can also have a lot of background code. Indents in the Word generated TOC are also ignored after the second level. I like to furnish Mobis to book reviewers.
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I thought that my problem tl the incorrect conversions happened when the text was sent to the Kindle, but I found that they were in the docx file as well. I spent 2 years converfer my novel and now I have to spend another 2 correcting the deficiencies in this program where, incidentally, the instructions give no dooc what needs to be done.
The ONLY thing that works to go to each incorrect punctuation mark, manually deleting it and then typing in the new one. Then copy the plain text into a new Word document and re-apply your formatting. By converting and checking your Word document on your own Kindle, iPad or PC, you will be able to see if there are any formatting errors in your file before your ebook is published and goes on sale.