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Level 5 Level 5 (25,305 points)
Member Since:
Aug 22, 2008
Last Logged In:
May 27, 2017 8:01 AM
Country:
United States
Primary creative media:
Books
Other areas of expertise:
Project Management
My Website:
http://Lighthouse24.com
Bio:
Lighthouse24 is a business consultant, trainer, and publishing services provider (cover design, book page layout, formatting, Word doc and PDF troubleshooting, PDF preflight, PDF modification/repurposing and more) with 25+ years of print/publishing industry experience.

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Lighthouse24 replied to I received an error message about the place holder in the header.

"Maaku wrote: Clean metadata - as important as clean underwear. Well, that gets my nomination for quote of the day.   (Of course, there"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 11 replies
2 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Exporting images from word to pdf- images are reducing

"Are you saving the Word document to PDF? If so, turning off the automatic "compression" function only prevents Word from downsampling imag"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 7 replies
2 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to I received an error message about the place holder in the header.

"If you're using one of the CreateSpace-offered Word doc templates, the a placeholder is the text in the header that says things like "book t"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 11 replies
4 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to A4 book printing

"As reffort quoted, CreateSpace will accept A4 as a custom trim size for black-and-white interiors, but not for color interiors. And the Amaz"

in Formatting - 6 replies
4 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Translation and Copyright

"To answer your original question, in my experience the university will want the worldwide rights to publish and distribute the book in that"

in Distribution - 9 replies
4 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Ink Density Above 240%?

"Can the two of you replicate this with another file? Maybe just a single-page image that you could share (so others here could download and"

in Book Cover File Formatting - 4 replies
5 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to How to get Google Books to create a "look inside" of a CS book?

"It's not "dead" because existing partners are still placing new books. The program just isn't accepting new sign-ups apparently (which I did"

in Marketing - 11 replies
5 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to iPhone images in 8.5 x 8.5 book

"AleV wrote: I was wondering if, considering that I'm using  InDesign as final software for the layout using the a full image in one  of th"

in Getting Started - 12 replies
5 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Ink Density Above 240%?

"Make sure that you're both using the same simulation profile and settings in Acrobat's Output Preview. If so, then the only other explanatio"

in Book Cover File Formatting - 4 replies
6 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Self-publishing and Awards

"A lot of book award programs that will accept self-published works have little or no credibility -- or are outright scams. I would avoid the"

in Offline Marketing - 7 replies
6 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to iPhone images in 8.5 x 8.5 book

"It depends on what you did to crop, scale, and resample the image when placing it in page layout and preparing the PDF.   For an iPhone 5S"

in Getting Started - 12 replies
6 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to How to get Google Books to create a "look inside" of a CS book?

"I never enroll in the EDC, so I wasn't aware that it would result in the book's interior content being uploaded, indexed (from a web data pe"

in Marketing - 11 replies
6 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Having to have a CS ISBN to distribute in libraries...

"flytacious wrote: Hi Lighthouse24, Are you saying that I should buy my own ISBN? Let me know if it is or not what you're saying. Thank you."

in Distribution - 11 replies
1 week ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Does anyone know what this font is?

"It shares a lot of characteristics with Minion Pro -- it could be one of the variants of that."

in CreateSpace Central - 6 replies
1 week ago

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