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Nov 5, 2017 8:24 AM

From jpg book cover to pdf

Repeating again this solution from 2012, since there is so much confusing advice.

For those who already created their book cover in jpeg, and need to convert it to pdf, in correct size.

 

Best answer I found is this - it works:

http://ryallon.blogspot.com/2012/07/converting-book-cover-for-createspace.html

Converting a book cover for Createspace from jpeg to pdf

by Mark Ryallon

 

He uploads jpg to (free) OpenOffice Draw, fixes stuff (marginals, size), then exports to pdf.

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1. Nov 5, 2017 8:34 AM in response to: AnkiTex
Re: From jpg book cover to pdf

Ok . . . but how do you make a cover in GIMP? Make Your Cover.  Come on over to selfpublishingforum, link below, and post.  No spam.

 

Walton

 

Bleeds,  free, 91 page   guide to bleeds, margins, covers, and annotated CreateSpace guidelines. Prepress Glossary: free, 79 page, fully illustrated prepress glossary with annotations for  CreateSpace users Type & Typography:   free, 112 page illustrated guide to designing books, typography, with glossary, and type specimen pages  Free: list of free PDF downloads; selfpublishingforum: spam free forum. Contact  for graphics, design, and typesetting help.

 

 

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