ebook can reference a device or a file containing a book.

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Use LaTeX to produce Epub

I'm asking here a question which was asked on the italian TeX group forum. Is there a way to produce Epub output automatically from a LaTeX source? I should remark that Epub is just HTML+a subset of ...
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Creating Kindle-friendly versions of existing LaTeX documents

So let's say I have a large amount of documents (from ArXiv.org, suppose) that I have the LaTeX source for, and for which I would like to compile particularly Kindle-friendly versions. In particular, ...
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LaTeX document to epub or mobi ebook formats (with mathematical formulas) [duplicate]

Recently I purchased an ebook reader (Kindle), and I want to export some of my document in LaTeX to an ebook format. I tried exporting from LaTeX to PDF, but isn't perfect because I have to zoom ...
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LaTeX options for kindle?

I was wondering if there are any good settings to produce a PDF suitable for reading on a (6 inch) kindle. Main use is for intermediate reading of academic papers while they are being written: Text ...
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Preparing PDF files for ebook readers, etc.

People are nowadays increasingly often reading papers on screen, using ebook readers, tablet PCs, laptops, etc. A typical PDF file generated with Latex is far from ideal for such use; in particular, ...
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Effort to make (La)TeX eBook-friendly

Does anyone know whether there is an organized effort to develop (La)TeX classes/packages specifically designed to create ereader-friendly PDFs? My question is not how to create such PDFs using ...
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Is there a PlasTeX custom-renderer which can produce ePub (or nearly ePub)?

PlasTeX is an implementation of LaTeX in Python, which supports custom rendering classes - you can provide a new class on the output end of the function which transforms something a little like DOM ...
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LaTeX Companion as an ebook

Apologies if this seems frivolous but I've been trying to find the LaTeX Companion 2ed by Mittelbach et al. in ebook form. Other than illegal rip-offs there doesn't seem to be anywhere I can buy it ...
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Is there a document class optimized for small screens (i.e. phone screens)

I happen to read more documents on my (android) phone, including scientific papers from the arXiv (where the TeX source is available). Obviously, such a narrow screen is not well suited to read papers ...
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Can LaTeX be used to create flexible ebook typesize and pagesize, like html?

I've overheard mention of LaTeX being used for the production of eBooks. I'm thinking that it's in reference to producing small pages of a fixed size, say 7", fixed type size, say 8pt, for reading ...
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What characters in a normal text document will screw up LaTeX?

I'm thinking of making a simple script to turn Project Gutenburg texts into LaTeX documents, so that they are nicely typeset and ready for reading. However to do that I'll need a fairly good list of ...
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Equation shown as nonexistent picture with tex4ebook

I successfully compiled a tex source using tex4ebook, but none of the equations (\begin{equation}) are shown properly: In Calibre Viewer, I get a blue question mark, the one for "file not found". In ...