4

The optimum way to do what you're seeking is to create the book in InDesign, as you mentioned, but... 1) The text should all be done in InDesign, not Illustrator or Photoshop. Your file size will be much smaller, you'll have a much easier time editing the text, and your printed product will be better. Illustrator and PS are hugely powerful, but page layout ...


3

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 ...


1

At a guess, I would say the resolution of your InDesign document is 300 dpi, the normal resolution for print. The ratio between 72 dpi and 300 dpi is 4.16 recurring, and that is the same ratio as between 1,200 and 5,000. If your InDesign document is 300 dpi and you tell it to export at 72 dpi, it will apparently add all the pixels present, but with a much ...


1

There are fundamentals that help one become a better designer: Painting, color and classical composition can help you define hierarchies in ways that make your work cleaner and more persuasive. However, I think the best way to become a better designer is to think like an art director. This is similar to how a good writer edits her own work over and over, and ...


1

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 ...


Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible