Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Uploading your PDF to Blurb, part of Creating Photo Books with Blurb.
The last step in the PDF to Blurb workflow is to upload PDFs of your book pages…and your book cover to Blurb for on-demand printing.…These aren't just any PDFs-- they are PDF/X-3 files like those that I exported…from InDesign in the last movie using Blurb's PDF export preset.…Before uploading those PDFs to Blurb, it's a good idea to review them in an…application like Adobe Reader, which you can download for free from adobe.com.…In Adobe Reader I'll check that there's no important content near the edges…of all the pages in the Blurb Book page PDF, which I have opened here in Adobe reader.…
As I move through the pages of the PDF, I'll also check that all the text is…in the right place and in the right font and that there are no extraneous…registration marks showing and that everything just looks the way that I designed it.…I'll also take note of the Page Size by going to the File menu in Adobe Reader…and choosing Properties. And down here I can see the Page Size.…Sometimes this is reported in inches, sometimes in other units of…
- Planning a photo book
- Color managing photos for BookSmart
- Laying out pages in BookSmart
- Troubleshooting image size in BookSmart
- Importing photos to Bookify
- Adding, deleting, and moving pages in Bookify
- Downloading and installing Blurb's InDesign plug-in
- Uploading a PDF to Blurb
- Ordering and selling photo books
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Ready to Make a Book
2. Using Blurb BookSmart Desktop Software
3. Using Blurb Bookify Online
4. Using PDF to Book
5. Ordering and Selling Your Book
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