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digitalbricklayer (3) [Avatar] Offline
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The formatting of the MEAP on my Kindle isn't very good. The text is so small I struggle to read it. Any chance I could have the book in a more "kindle" friendly format?

-Jack
JSkinner (8) [Avatar] Offline
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Re: Formatting on Kindle
Hi,

At this early stage the book hasn't yet gone through the proper typesetting process that the final version will have - expect this to improve before the final version is released. I'll forward your question on to the editor to see if there's anything that can be done for the current MEAP chapters.

Jeremy
digitalbricklayer (3) [Avatar] Offline
#3
Re: Formatting on Kindle
Thanks Jeremy
lzmorgan (1) [Avatar] Offline
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Re: Formatting on Kindle
I find that a lot of books on the Kindle cut off the end of code listing lines. I am referring to finished, final copies, too, not MEAP roughs.

This isn't just a size issue--it happens if you flip to landscape mode too. The text is just cut off. Not too bad if the line is not significant, but sometimes the key properties or methods used are truncated.
I recommend that code listings be hard-wrapped at maybe 60 characters rather than 80, to allow for the way the monospaced font renders on Kindles.

Lisa Morgan