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Kindle Readers Get Ragged Right Text Alignment

Amazon has released a software update for its line of Kindle electronic book readers to support ragged right text alignment. Previously, the Kindle readers displayed only fully justified text, which spans the width of the page but often suffers from odd gaps between words. You can find the new alignment option on the Page tab of the Font panel. The software update is available for all sixth- through eighth-generation Kindle readers, and it also promises faster highlighting and better support for Japanese manga comics.favicon follow link


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John Cooper  2017-04-18 10:48
To my immense disappointment, ragged-right text alignment isn't supported for most existing books.
Adam Engst  An apple icon for a TidBITS Staffer 2017-04-18 11:20
Ach, my apologies for not noticing that this applies only to books with Enhanced Typesetting. Amazon says:

"This new alignment option can be selected from the Display Settings (Aa) menu within Kindle books that support Enhanced Typesetting. On the Kindle eBook Store page, look for "Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled" in the features list."