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File sizes

No exported HTML or XHTML file in an epub can be bigger than 300K when uncompressed (or 100K compressed). As a rule of thumb, this is about 40000 words of a simple novel. Any longer book must be broken up into smaller documents (e.g. chapters).

Arthur Attwell 17 February 2010
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