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The Cover Page
The recommended cover size is 600x800 pixels (500 pixels on the smaller side is an absolute minimum)
A cover should NOT be an HTML page with an image in it. The Mobipocket file format can store an image as the cover of a book. You can use the "cover" feature to add a cover page in Creator. The cover page should be a color picture in JPEG format.
Logical covers allow the Mobipocket reader to display a user-friendly library.
If you are writing your .OPF by hand, you must know that the IDPF standard unfortunetely does not provide for cover pages. You have to use Mobipocket extensions to specify the cover page. These extensions have been designed so that your documents will still validate as valid IDPF 1.0 or 2.0 documents.
The cover is specified in the .OPF file using the following syntax:
<x-metadata> <EmbeddedCover>my_cover_art.jpg</EmbeddedCover> </x-metadata>
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