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Why does ColorSync compression increase PDF file size for me?

I have this ebook that I'm trying to send to my Kindle from my Mac. I've done this before; Get a pdf, send it to Kindle address, and make sure the subject is "convert". This causes Amazon to convert ...
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How to properly convert a PDF to Mobi with Calibre?

I know how to convert PDFs using calibre the simple way. Just pressing convert and thats's it. But how can I actually convert the PDF to a "richer" .mobi? I would like to take the images, headline ...
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Is there a way to bundle PDF files into to a Kindle friendly file?

I'm downloading PDF approach plates from Navigraph, and I have a folder--per airport--with files named after their corresponding approach / departure etc. Now I'd like to take such a folder with a ...
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Calibre Table of Contents

I am trying to get Calibre to convert a PDF file into Mobi or ePub format. However, everything works fine except of the Table of Contents Format. The TOC is displayed on the Kindle like this: ...
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How to convert a power point pdf to a pdf that is easy to read on kindle?

I have several power point presentations as pdfs. I would like to read them on the original kindle in landscape format. When I read the original on the kindle then a single slide won't fit on the ...
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Formatting pdf for kindle

I started with a scan of a book which was a two-column PDF, I then used the gs methods outlined in this thread to put the PDF into single page format, which worked great. This looks good on the PC ...
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Converting pdf ebooks that has java code to kindle format

I tried kindle's username@free.kindle.com, calibre, mobipocket creator and none of them work with the book that has java/html css code in it. Am I the only one who is facing this situation or are ...
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How to format two column OCR PDF into one column

I am having trouble reading a PDF on my Kindle because the OCR text is displayed in two columns per page. (IE The book was scanned two pages at a time, them OCR'd.) How can I format this into one ...
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How to Synchronize Dropbox PDFs to Kindle DX?

Background I'm strongly considering the purchase of a Kindle DX for PDF reading to save my eyes from LCD strain. I currently sync a folder of PDFs on Dropbox to my iPad via an app called GoodReader. ...
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Changing font size of an ebook in PDF format

Is there any ways to change the font size of a whole book ( about 800 pages ) which is in PDF format ? I've tried Adobe Acrobat's OCR , and well what it does is just increasing a single page's font , ...
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How do I automatically convert academic papers (PDF) for reading on a Kindle?

I got a Kindle for Christmas and I'd like to read some academic papers on it. Almost all of those papers are in either PostScript or the PDF format and made for A4-sized paper. See the example here. ...
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Utility to convert web page into .mobi or .pdf (for Kindle)?

I'd like some automated method of converting the following URL into a format I can read on my Kindle (i.e. .mobi or PDF). http://blogs.msdn.com/b/meek/ The output would have to have the first level ...
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Converting PDF eBooks into a Kindle format

Over the past couple of years I've amassed quite a collection of guides, tutorials and ebooks in PDF format. A lot of these are quite useful for work, especially PDF documentation, and rather than ...
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Can I import existing PDF books into Kindle for PC?

I have a touchscreen laptop and Kindle for PC works great as a ebook reader with touch functionality. However I have several PDFs books which I would like to import and read using Kindle for PC. How ...