I just published my novel ... which has 4 inside figures. They showed up in the advanced previewer on my PC ... and the Kindle review staff did not note that they were missing. Any idea what is going on?
By figures, I mean 3 maps and a time-flow chart ... all are jpg
the cause is almost always Uploading an HTML file without Zipping it together with the images.
You can get away with this with the downloadable Previewer because it can compile your book inside you computer and can hunt up the images.
When you send the file off to the KDP Bookshelf, the images are half a world away and nowhere to be found.
Her is the Word to HTML recipe, but the idea is the same if you are working with HTML Only.
[b]From Word.doc => Word.htm (Webpage, Filtered)
1) Open the Word.doc and do a Save As Webpage, Filtered, But direct the Save into a separate, empty File Folder.
NOTE: This folder should be created ahead of time, placed in a convenient place, and given a distinct name that is easy to find.
2) Word will issue a dire warning just ignore it and click the YES button!
3) After the save as, your open Word.doc will become Word.htm
4) Close it
5) Find the empty file folder (now it will have the Word.htm and a file of your images in it) send the entire file folder (Word.htm and Image folder) to a zipped file by right clicking it and selecting Send to ... Compressed (Zipped) File.
NOTE: This Zipped file is what you upload to the KDP Bookshelf
The zipping ties the images to the Word.htm; otherwise, the Conversion engine will ignore them.
NOTE: If you do not have ==> ANY <== IMAGES AT ALL, You do not have to zip the Word.htm file [/b]
Oh and if the Images are just BLACK it means they are in layers and need to be Flattened!
JT ... Yes .. most common error .. .not including HTML and the images in the same zipped download package. All is well now. Figured it out on my own .. yet your input was good confirmation .... thanks John
After several hours and different version to figure out why my images were not coming out on the "proof" I figured out it seemed like they just weren't going along for the ride. So you explanation makes absolute sense. I wish I'd looked for a solution sooner - the bag of popcorn was good but not necessary!