Create book files with Adobe InDesignA book file is a collection of documents that can share styles, swatches, master pages, and other items. One document can belong to multiple book files. One of the documents added to a book file is the style source. By default, the style source is the first document in the book, but you can select a new style source at any time. When you synchronize documents in a book, the specified styles and swatches from the style source replace those in other booked documents. Michael Murphy provides a video tutorial about creating books at Book Basics.
Printing in Acrobat X: Booklets - Adobe Document Cloud
Print Booklets and PDF Portfolios
At different stages of production, the PDF might be used for:. Whether you decide to offer your book for sale directly from your website in PDF or not, you are going to use the PDF of your book for lots of marketing and publicity tasks. For instance, on a review campaign you might offer reviewers the book in ePub, Kindle, print or PDF versions. For information on some other PDF tools, see the Resources at the end of this article. Unlike the typical ebooks you find online, most of which are letter-size, landscape and look more like presentations than books, these PDFs look exactly like a printed book. After all, the printed books are made from the PDFs.
When you create an eBook using Acrobat Pro, the eBook is not actually written in the Acrobat application. The Microsoft Word document serves as the eBook template. All of the picture inserts and format specifications laid out in the Word document get transferred, as is, to the PDF form of the eBook during the conversion. Design a front and rear book cover for the eBook using a graphic arts application such as Adobe Illustrator or Adobe Photoshop. Insert the image of the eBook's front cover on the first page of the document. Insert the image of the eBook's rear cover on the last page of the document. Create a title page following the front book cover page.
Acrobat and Reader 9
You can print a multipage document as a booklet. Acrobat or Reader lays out the pages two per sheet. When you collate, fold, and staple the double-sided sheets, the result is a single book with the correct page order. Pages specifies a page range for printing a smaller grouping of a large booklet. You divide a large booklet into smaller groupings, and then print each page range separately.