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BookSmart 3.4 released
BookSmart

Hey Blurbarians,

Just in time for the holidays we’ve released BookSmart 3.4.  This release includes the usual bug fixes and tweaks, but most importantly an update to the Planner feature. You can now create your custom weekly planners through December 2014. Check out the latest version of BookSmart and let us know what you think.

- Padraic

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Oct 25, 2012 10:11am PDT
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New version of BookSmart hot off the presses
BookSmart

Good news everyone!


Summer is here (for those of us in the northern hemisphere) and so is the next release of BookSmart, version 3.3. This release incorporates quite a few user requested features while also cleaning up a some pesky existing bugs. New to BookSmart 3.3  are the following features:

  • Adding multiple pages at a time

Now when inserting a page, you are given the option of adding up to 50 pages at a time either before or after the page you have selected.

  • Applying a page layout to multiple selected pages at once

No longer must you individually change each page to your favorite layout. You can now change the layout for all pages selected when chosen from the page navigator thumbnails.

  • Issues notification panel updates

We’ve adjusted this information panel to only appear on the initial warning, not each time the page or container is revisited.

  • An “ebook-Friendly Font” section to the font pull-down with additional fonts

These fonts are recommended for users interested in converting their BookSmart book to an ebook , as they are fonts specially licensed by Blurb for ebooks so no font substitution will occur during conversion.


As always, we suggest backing up your book projects before upgrading and if you are just wrapping up your book it’s best to just wait until you are finished to upgrade.
Please give BookSmart 3.3 a whirl and let us know what you think! Your feedback is greatly appreciated.

-          Padraic

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Jul 11, 2012 11:36am PDT
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book title repeats, booksmart crashes
BookSmart

Hey everyone,

We’ve recently released a small update to BookSmart that should prevent the spine text from repeating. Support recommends upgrading only if you are experiencing this specific issue.

Please let us know if you continue to see the problem after upgrading.

- Padraic

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Feb 9, 2012 1:09pm PDT
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Forget about customer support
BookSmart

Hey Glen,

I’m glad we were able to address the upload error you were having and I’m stoked to see you were able to order your project.

- Padraic

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Jan 30, 2012 4:58pm PDT
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Blurb logo on last page?
BookSmart

Hi Jshook,

Thanks for submitting a ticket into support, I’m sorry we haven’t been able to get this resolved for you yet.

I haven’t been able to replicate this behavior on on Leopard machine at Blurb HQ which leads me to believe this might be an isolated incident with your computer. Please look for an email from me so that we can work on getting this issue figured out. 

 As this appears to be a one-off, isolated event. I’m going to lock this thread.

- Padraic

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Aug 2, 2011 10:59am PDT
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