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You will have to open the .epub and hard code it to achieve the result you are after. However, Apple and Amazon will not allow your ebook to pass their validation because your book is completely picture based. Their policy requires all text to be searchable and not image related. You may also risk layout issues in regards to portrait and landscape unless ...


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I actually found an answer to the question not long ago that hasn't yet been mentioned, so I'm answering my own question. It's a simple program that rejiggers a larger PDF to mobile/ipad screen sizes, and outputs a new PDF to the dimensions you choose. And it works for scanned PDFs as well. http://www.willus.com/k2pdfopt/ Quote from the forum where I ...


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It would appear that it may not be possible to do this unless you have CS5.5; this article states: Image Size In addition to “Fixed”, CS5.5 now supports a setting called “Relative to Page”. This sets a relative % width value based on the size of the image relative to the InDesign page width. The net effect is that images scale proportionally on different ...


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Apple has a forum just for iBooks Author. This discussion has some good info on covers. Here's the short answer to your question: Design the cover in some other program. Save it as a jpg or png format. In iBooks Author the "Book Title" page is traditional book proportions, taller than wide. So design one to look good there. You can also design a ...


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Calibre will not convert scanned pdfs into readable ebooks. You should use a program like AbbyFine Reader to convert the scanned pdfs to .doc files. Then, you can import them into Adobe Indesign, arrange them and convert to epub. Oscar


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From what I've read, PDF is just not a good source format for conversion to .epub and .mobi. (The one time I tried it, it was a nightmare.) (Also, I think the Calibre documentation confirms this.) I'm not a power user, but from what little I've learned, this project would be prohibitively expensive and still yield mediocre results. To ...


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Regarding the older PDFs that are images, you should have a look at this blog entry which might be of some help.



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