There are many nonfiction books that need an index to be complete. Although it seems that more books are published without indexes every year, savvy self-publishers know that including an index is one way they can make their print books stand out. A proper index can’t be produced automatically by your word processing software. An […]
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[Video] Adobe InDesign Book Template Quick Look shows some of the features and capabilities of the templates from BookDesignTemplates.com
New Today: Book Templates for Adobe InDesign introduces the first 6 predesigned book templates for fiction, memoir, and narrative nonfiction
Review: PDF to InDesign Conversion Software for Book Layout: Markzware PDF2DTP in which the plugin is described and evaluated for book production
Review: PDF to InDesign Conversion Software for Book Layout: Recosoft PDF2ID Tracy R. Atkins walks through this conversion software
How to Build a Better Ellipsis with Adobe InDesign including rules for use of ellipsis, and how to construct a flexible ellipsis in InDesign
Authors: Why You Should Be Writing in Adobe InDesign presents the argument by David Bergland that writing in the page layout program enhances creativity.
8 Drop Caps For Chapter Openings in Adobe InDesign with variations you can use in your own books to lend a decorative air to the beginning of your chapters. Drops, stand-ups, hanging indents, artwork, there are lots of variations to use.
The most popular program for preparing materials for print is Adobe’s InDesign, part of the Adobe Creative Suite (CS) version 4. Since building InDesign to compete with Quark Xpress, Adobe has integrated the program tightly with its CS teammates, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat Pro. It’s generally referred to as a page layout program. The Old […]
In these posts I’m reviewing the steps that I take to create a PDF file for digital print-on-demand printing at Lightning Source (LSI) from Adobe InDesign CS4. File creation using this process must be performed at least twice for each book submitted to LSI; once for the interior (bookblock in LSI terms) and once for […]