PDF page as-is
PDF adjustment to "darker"
PDF adjustment to "darkest"
Rotated to Landscape mode
Click on images to see the larger, original ones.
These are screen captures from the Kindle 3, rather than photos, and the adjustments have a larger effect with the 16 shades of gray of the actual screen.
The image on the left shows all the options available with the 'Aa' Text-key (on the bottom row of the keyboard). Rotation on the Kindle 3 is not automatically done, so you have to choose the orientation from the pop-up
As you can see, several of the regular options for books are not available when working with PDFs. The INactive ones are: Typeface, Line Spacing, Words per Line, and Text to Speech.
Other options for PDFS that are new to the Kindle 3:
Place Cursor in Page. Press up or down on the 5-way controller to display the cursor.
— displays a blinking cursor on the page. Use this option when you are zoomed in to a PDF page and you want to create a note or highlight, or use the dictionary lookup."
We were not able to access the words in a PDF before, to highlight passages or make notes. Highlighted passages can now be made and also forwarded to Facebook and Twitter, if social networking is enabled where you are. The zoom feature was added to earlier Kindles via software update v2.5.x.
These examples were requested some time ago. Let me know if there are newer features you'd like shown.
Kindle 3's (UK: Kindle 3's), DX Graphite
Check often: Temporarily-free late-listed non-classics or recently published ones
Guide to finding Free Kindle books and Sources. Top 100 free bestsellers.
UK-Only: recently published non-classics, bestsellers, or highest-rated ones
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