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Traditionally stock sites allow you download a free, watermarked "comp" image which can be used in your design until the client approves the piece. Once the client has approved, you can then go back and purchase and download the non-watermarked image. You are free to purchase and download the non-watermarked image whenever you'd like however. It's not ...


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It's recommended to start new chapters on the recto page of a manuscript, as it establishes a predictable flow for the reader to follow. The resulting occasional blank pages are actually a part of establishing this rhythm, making the divisions between chapters even more distinct. This recommendation is listed in rule 1.48 requires login of the Chicago Manual ...


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Out of curiosity, I looked at the book in question to see if there was colophon information. Some books include the typeface names used. This one did not. Then I did a search for 19th century free ebooks with type specimens and found one called Shniedewend & Lee Co's specimen book and price list of type, Shniedewend & Lee Co, Mackellar, Smiths & ...


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There are many applications that can do this. I have explained two options that you may consider: (1) Paid Applications: (from Adobe) a. Photoshop - Image manipulation b. Illustrator - Vector Graphics c. Indesign - Layout your cover page/book exactly for Print & Publishing (2) Free Applications: (Open Source) a. GIMP - Image manipulation b. Inkscape - ...


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The most straightforward way to do this is to export to PDF, then use the PDF booklet printing option in the Print dialog. As you have seen, the Print function from the Book Panel doesn't offer a booklet printing option.


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Easy Way: Use the Template Generator: https://www.createspace.com/Help/Book/Artwork.do Hard Way: Follow the Specs: Create Space offers several book sizes as shown in this table: The author will have to pick one of those sizes, interior page colors, and a page count. Once you know those, you should be able to determine the exact submission requirments ...


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As long as you have paragraph styles applied to all of the items in your catalog you want bookmarked, this is super easy by using Table of Contents (I am using InDesign CC, but I think these features have been around for quite a while). When InDesign builds a TOC, it takes all of the text that is formatted with your chosen Paragraph Style(s), and adds them ...


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One option, you could do is setup a specific CSS stylesheet for your website for print. This way you can designate a style different than your site. It's as simple as adding new styles inside a media query of your stylesheet and add the new styles inside. @media print{ print style here } This site has a pretty good breakdown. ...


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You really have in Photoshop everything you are likely to need, at least for now. If you were setting out to do this for a living, I'd steer you toward InDesign and Illustrator, but for your purposes you can (and professional designers do, in many cases, depending on the specific design) work entirely in Photoshop. If you find you need to create ...


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Just practice the things more & more. "Practice makes perfect." Also reading books. If you want to read tutorials you can but I suggest you practice the thing you have learned from tutorials. It will increase your graphics skill more.


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There are no issues migrating book files and documents from CS6 to CC other than the fact that both will be converted to the CC internal format. In general, it's a good idea when documents are converted to Save As over the existing files after conversion. INDD files accumulated internal cruft after multiple edits, and can start to behave unpredictably after ...


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How: You already said you are proficient in the tools, so pure practice and tutorials won't do as they foster technical skills mostly which only gets you to know how to execute things. Why: The other side is conceptual. An that can really only be summed up with asking "why?". Whenever you see something you like, ask yourself why you like it. Good ...


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This sounds like an enormous undertaking, and this might not be entirely the answer you are looking for; but i hope it will help. As @Lauren Ipsum points out, there are apps out there that will do the grunt-work for you. Here are two of them, the principle for both is automation of blog to print. You can get it "professionally" printed and bound, or just ...


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Suggestion/Answer All you need to do to get your desired PDF is to File > Print your insert from InDesign, and select Adobe PDF as the printer the same way you're doing in the Print Booklet window. This should create a PDF of the same quality/contrast/size you're used to seeing from the Print Booklet method. For the most accurate output though, I think ...


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Quark have support documents / manuals on their website for download, e.g. shortcut lists, which you might want to make use of, especially if you last worked with versions before 8.0: http://quark.com/Support/Documentation/QuarkXPress/ What you seem to look for is how to insert the New Column or New Text Box special character to let subsequent text continue ...


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No. CorelDRAW is not intended for book work. However X6 has some enhanced layout tools and features like text styles, baseline grid, dynamic page numbering etc. But unfortunately ToC or subject index cannot be yet done automatically. CorelDraw Forums


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In general... Bleeds should be a minimum of .125 inches, 9 points, or 3.2mm. Margins or "safe area" are often set .25 inches, 1p6 picas, or 6.5mm inside the trim. These are general measurements which I've found will work for 99.9% of the print providers I come across. However, as Bakabaka posted in the comments, each printer can have a different set of ...


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As others have said, terrible situation to do it in Photoshop. Possible solution: Use guides to set up your A4 page spread and layout, margins etc. Make folders for each spread to keep things organized. Set up a template folder with textboxes and image masks to re-use. Use layer comps to "bookmark" each spread once you are done laying them out. Name the ...


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I am well late here, but anyway... I will not repeat some of the excellent advice @hced have given here, just see if I can add something of value. Age guidelines These are general guidelines used by illustrators and authors of children's books: Six months - two years: interactive books such as floating bath and board. “Shape” books with simple text. ...


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The best way? A designer told me once: Web-Design is not the same as (iOS) App-Design. You haven't the same size of screen, the same kind of action (touch vs mouse, etc). Just adapting a web-site to an iOS App is not recommended. You have to transform it. Use an iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch. You have to get familiar with the OS (I can't find it, but that's a ...



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