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so if soft cover is the competitive option then I guess my question is if the protective layer peels away in only a matter of days – -this is surely a quality control issue that would have been spotted very early on in the testing procedure of a book.

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Sep 29, 2008 7:34am PDT
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soft cover
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interesting topic. I have only been involved with the hard cover side of things but teknik brings to mind an interesting point. I am pretty much new to this so forgive my newbie-ness but is there/ has there been discussion about this price point option and the limitation it places on sales. I would lthink it would be in Blurbs best interest for those of us self commisioning to ge the work out there as much as possible in as many arenas as possilble however maybe all costs are accounted for and this really is the price of self publishing?

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Sep 29, 2008 7:32am PDT
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Front cover Image and text not centering - plus why no rulers?
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oh i forgot to add the same goes for the back cover.

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Sep 29, 2008 1:56am PDT
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Front cover Image and text not centering - plus why no rulers?
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Howdy Blurbers.

Who do i need to pay to get a book on the staff pick section? 

 just kidding. 

 Ok—here is the problemo!

http://www.blurb.com/books/367064

Why oh WHY!!!! does my image and text not center on the fron cover page. In Booksmart I hit the center buttun and then scaled down to size and in the text i hit the centering button as well. However when I loaded the book and look on the cover everything was falling to the left. So. I went back and centered both again but this time indented by one space to push things over and then reloaded the book… alas—she still is falling left of center.

Is this happening because Booksmart is NOT taking into account the wrap or because it IS taking into account the wrap? 

 

This is where I find the Booksmart software a bit of a problem is in the layout—- why no rulers or the option to have a center guidline viewed? 

 Is there "trick or tip" someone has to make sure image/ text fall dead center on a 7×7 book? 

 Ciao. 

 

 

 

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Sep 29, 2008 1:15am PDT
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