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Welcome to our PDF to Book forum – our community is glad to help with questions around PDF, InDesign, you name it. If you have a question about PDF to Book, please search the site before posting a new thread in this forum (there’s a search box in the top right corner of all blurb.com pages).
If your question is more of a problem, meaning you’re stuck and require help to continue working, your issue might be addressed in the short list below.
Stuck in Preflight?
Book files can take up to a few hours to finish preflight. If, after many hours, your file is still showing “in progress” on any of the steps you may want to try uploading your files once again.
Note: Re-uploading your files from an alternative web browser solves this problem in most cases.
If your files are rejected for being the incorrect size:
Note: Download and install the Blurb Plug-in for InDesign for best print results.
Files are rejected for not being in X-3 format:
If you continue to have trouble, or there is a problem that is not listed here, please contact Customer Support for help.
For files that are rejected for not being in X-3 format:
All PDF to Book submitted files MUST be in X-3 format Version 1.3.