Kindle Formatting Solutions: Drop Cap HTML in eBooks

Image Drop Cap ebook

It is very easy to create drop caps for ebooks. first create the declaration, then enclosed the desired letter(s) in <span> tags: <span class=”dropcap”>T</span> Example of a letter drop caps on Kindle Previewer HTML <p><span class=”dropcap”>H</span>ow to create a drop cap for your ebook. Adjust the styling from within the CSS. </p> CSS span.dropcap { […]

Kindle Formatting Solutions: HTML Tables and Charts in eBooks

Tables allow you to display facts, figures and data in an organized manner. However, tables must be manually coded into an ebook, which can be time consuming and/or expensive. Use tables for tabular data only Do not use tables to create drop caps or to highlight text in an ebook using borders and colored background.  […]

Kindle Formatting Solutions: Easily Add Borders & Colored Backgrounds to Paragraphs for eBooks

Kindle formatting: adding borders and backgrounds

Creating paragraphs you want to highlight with colored backgrounds are rendered using the <div> tag with border and background color attributes. By default, text is displayed as black in ebooks. If the background color is dark, consider changing the text to white (color:white) in order for the text to be viewable. TIP: Always proof your […]

Kindle MICRO Solutions: Creating eBook Tables using HTML & CSS (PRIMER)

Kindle MICRO Solutions: Creating eBook Tables using HTML and CSS (Primer) (Kindle Formatting Solutions)

An Unruly Guides Approved HOW TO Kindle Solutions PRIMER PRIMER for the Self-Publishing Author, without the fuss. Easy Copy and Paste examples – ready-to-use. Free November 9-13, 2013 Available on Amazon Step-by-Step: How to create basic tables for Kindle ebooks with CHEATSHEETS  – Complete copy and paste HTML & CSS – Ready to Use Basic […]

Sigil Epub Editor 7.4 Released – Sigil Lives!

Was pleasantly surprised this morning — Sigil ebook editor has updated to 7.4 (both mac and Windows).  After a startling announcement of Sigil being on life support in September it appears the ebook editor program has gotten a new lease on life. From the Sigil Development Blog: Sigil 0.7.4 Released This is a small maintenance […]

Life Expectency of Sigil Epub Editor Software – now on GitHub

SIGIL EPUB EDITOR LIVES… UPDATE 10/28/13)  SIGIL 7.4 WAS RELEASED FOR BOTH MAC AND WINDOWS ON 10/27/13 — SO SIGIL IS STILL LIVING STRONG!! The demise of any program is always a possibility. In September 2013, the Sigil Development blog (http://sigildev.blogspot.com/) announced: “Sigil is not dead but it’s development has slowed considerably to the point […]