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Recenly I stumbled upon an article on a website and figured I'd rather copy-paste it to my Kindle instead of tiring my eyes. The problem is, I know no fast way to fix it, especially with HTML markup inclusive. Are there any tools for that?

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Pasting to a kindle is something I do regularly. But not via creating a pdf, as the pdf reader in the kindle only works well with particular kinds of pdf page formats (single column works well, dual column per page is barely readable, for example).

Really, the web-page needs to be formatted from html to kindle-markup by a specific application.

And fortunately, there is such an application. Instapaper. Even more fortunately, it's free.

The setup is a bit fiddly, But once you have it working, and you find a text-heavy web-site you want on your kindle to study further, it works like a dream.

Here is a walk-through of the instapaper/kindle setup

http://david-smith.org/blog/2012/01/13/instapaper-on-the-kindle/

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The Mobipocket format uses XHTML markup. Mobi, epub, azw, etc. are basically just zipped html files. –  Suzana_K Mar 6 '13 at 22:58

If your browser is Chrome, you can print the current page to a PDF file. There's an addon that does the same thing for Firefox, and probably other browsers. Once you have a PDF file, you can use Send to Kindle and use the Kindle's built-in PDF reader.

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PDF's not the best option. The output usually looks terrible. –  d33tah Jan 28 '13 at 9:54

If you use Firefox there are several AddOns that will send a website to your Kindle. I use SendToReader and I love it. My Kindle will only receive the article's content without HTML, navigation text or ads. It's free, you only have to create an account and add SendToReader's email address as accepted sender in your Amazon account.

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I just wrote a desktop program to send the text in clipboard to your Kindle device, just by pressing Ctrl+F3.

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Mac compability? –  Koray Tugay 2 days ago

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