Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the InDesign plug-in, part of Creating Photo Books with Blurb.
Blurb's InDesign plug-in, which I downloaded and installed in the last movie, adds…two useful elements to InDesign.…It installs a Template Creator which will generate pre-sized templates for the…pages and covers of a Blurb book.…It also installs a PDF Export preset with all the correct settings for the PDF…that you'll export from InDesign for upload to Blurb.…Before you do anything to start your Blurb book design in InDesign, open the…Template Creator by going to the File menu and choosing Blurb Template Creator.…
You won't see that menu item if you haven't yet installed the Blurb plug-in for InDesign.…The Template Creator which you see here will quickly generate templates for…InDesign that match the particular combination of book size, paper type, page…count, and cover type that you choose in this simple form.…Notice that there's a tab up here for pages and another one for cover.…That's because the Template Creator is going to generate two separate InDesign…files for me to work on, one with all the pages of the book and the other with…
- 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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