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Subject: [Leica] More Blurb Experience
From: richard at (Richard Man)
Date: Wed, 11 May 2011 17:12:54 -0700
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I have InDesign since I bought the "whatever package name Adobe use."

When I did my pano book at 2009, I manually split the photos with an overlap
on each end, and using more overlap toward the center of the book. It looks
good enough, but does take work.

Thanks for the info!

On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 3:00 PM, Ric Carter <ricc at> wrote:

> InDesign is all about Adobe--big, expensive, often complicated
> To just do Blurb books, I would not recommend InDesign
> If you do lots of page layout, there is no substitute
> The pano problem (something VERY important to you, I know) is not something
> I've tackled. The problem comes, of course from the binding of a 
> book--there
> is stuff lost in the gutter unless you leave white between and then you 
> have
> a break in the pano. I don't know that anything fixes that. YOu can place
> panos across the fold easily in InDesign, but it is still hard to know how
> much will be lost.
> ric
> On May 11, 2011, at 5:43 PM, Richard Man wrote:
> > For someone who is very computer competent, but have no experience with
> > inDesign per se, in your opinion, how difficult is it to learn for the
> > purpose of doing a Blurb book? I have used BookSmart before and it's dead
> > simple to use, but not so great for panos.
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