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Book interior . . no colour ?

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Sep 19, 2022 Sep 19, 2022

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My book interior has colour logo's, but when reviewed in KDP they are showing B&W?

I must have a setting wrong in the export box, any help?

Thx

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Community Expert , Sep 19, 2022 Sep 19, 2022

When you say "KDP," do you mean Kindle Previewer? Are you exporting to EPUB for this?

 

Be sure you have "Tablet" or ""Phone" selected as the reader emulation. The Kindle Reader emulation is paper-white, monochrome only.

 

If you're exporting to PDF for color, yes, there is a setting to force color to grayscale or black and white. It's under the "Output" pane; you want the default CMYK profile.

 

If you're exporting to color and seeing monochrome on the book preview on KDP... you may have select

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Participant , Sep 21, 2022 Sep 21, 2022
Not Kindle but yes KDP
I didn't have the correct page selected in the above
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Sep 19, 2022 Sep 19, 2022

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When you say "KDP," do you mean Kindle Previewer? Are you exporting to EPUB for this?

 

Be sure you have "Tablet" or ""Phone" selected as the reader emulation. The Kindle Reader emulation is paper-white, monochrome only.

 

If you're exporting to PDF for color, yes, there is a setting to force color to grayscale or black and white. It's under the "Output" pane; you want the default CMYK profile.

 

If you're exporting to color and seeing monochrome on the book preview on KDP... you may have selected a black and white interior and the system is processing your color content to grayscale.

 


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Not Kindle but yes KDP
I didn't have the correct page selected in the above
Thx for responding

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