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John Sgammato
There was just an interesting thread on the Framers email list about this. Jeremy Griffith of Omni Systems posted a working general strategy for FrameMaker users, but the principle may work for Word users as well:
1. Generate HTML output as individual pages for each topic,
2. ZIP them, then
3. import the ZIP file into Calibre.
4. Convert to .mobi for Kindle and ePUB for others.
I did it and it worked very well for me, good enough to ship to customers.
Tuesday, 28 February 2012 16:50
Dr. Gloria A. Reece
Hi Stephanie,

If your source format is word, you can join me at Lulu and upload your file to the publishing system (a variety of book styles to choose from--one area is designated for ebooks), and then convert directly to ePub. Lulu now offers revenue sharing among authors.

Sunday, 16 October 2011 15:17
Stephanie Lindsay
Hi Neil,

Thanks for the quick input! RoboHelp isn't an option, but I will check out that book right away.

Tuesday, 28 June 2011 17:13
Neil Perlin
Hi Stephanie,

Two tech comm-based suggestions...

- If you have access to RoboHelp 8 or 9, preferably 9, you can convert a project to ePub output.

- If you don't, take a look at a book called ePub Straight to the Point by Elizabeth Castro, from PeachPit Press, for a good, quick, but nicely detailed overview of the files and codes.

Neil Perlin
Tuesday, 28 June 2011 15:07