By David Blatner | Thursday, June 05, 2014
Designing a book cover can be a chore. The spine can be particularly challenging when you’re not sure how wide the final printed book will be.
But if your layout is set up correctly, InDesign can help you resize the cover to fit. In this week’s free episode of InDesign Secrets, David Blatner shows you how to set up your InDesign document and lay out a book jacket, including front, back, and spine. Plus, learn to use the Page tool to resize the width of the spine and export a PDF with fold marks.
Watch this week’s movie to get started, and check back next week for more free tips!
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