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Problems exporting images to ePub

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Nov 13, 2012 12:36 PM

I am preparing a book for Kindle and use iWork Pages 09 4.1. I want to include 13 images. In my Pages document, I mounted all 13 as Windows Bitmap images and they appear in my document as I wish. But when I export into ePub, only 6 images are carried across. These work well and look quite clear on the Kindle but the rest are omitted and the text continues. It does not make any difference if I put text between the images - 6 remains the maximum. I have tried using JPEGs instead - and the same happens. I have been using Calibre to convert my document to view on Kindle and have no reason to believe that Calibre is at fault since when I tried exporting into Word (which I can only read through Pages) the same constraint happened and my glossary was turned into gobbledegook. My document is well within the maximum size supported by Kindle, although I see that in my Finder window it reads: 13.6MB on disk but exported shows as 1.3 MB on disk.

 

Can anybody suggest a solution? The Kindle support team have been unable to help and, at this late stage (I want to publish in early December), I can’t afford to either the money or the time to buy and learn to use Word.

  • fruhulda Level 6 Level 6 (14,740 points)
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    Nov 13, 2012 10:14 PM (in response to Max Roberts)

    Each chapter can't have images that are more than 11Mb together. More information in epub here:

    http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4168?viewlocale=en_US

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