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Flipsnack tags have been a part of the editor for a few years now, but they are still a little-known feature for our users. Today’s article will show you how to use tags in various types of flipbooks to enhance the viewing experience for your audience.

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The new editor is packed with lots of new features that will help you greatly while you design catalogs in Flipsnack.

This week we released new features that let you select multiple elements in the editor and group them together. By selecting and grouping different elements you can edit, copy, move and delete them as one item. Continue reading

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In the context of blended learning and digital classrooms, there’s a growing number of schools that encourage students to build a digital portfolio. There are many ways to do that and various tools that can be used to build a great digital portfolio for students. Continue reading

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Static PDFs are alright, but page turning PDFs are better, because they are more interactive and engaging.

There are many advantages in using a PDF page turner and we’re going to discuss them.
But most importantly, I’ll share with you how to create page turning PDF very easily, in just a few minutes.

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The biggest publishers on the market have the best looking magazines. Apart from the exceptional design and great content, there’s one other thing that makes them stand out: interactivity. If you take a look at their printed magazines and compare them to the online version, you’ll notice that you always get more on your computer than on paper. Continue reading

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Until the personal computer era, all documents were printed and stored in folders on bookshelves. Now, the documents are digitized and so are the folders and the storing space. Everything that used to take up a room’s space can now be saved on a small partition of a hard drive or in cloud, making our work easier than ever. Continue reading

Flipsnack features

As we talked to some of you, we realized there are features that many don’t know about. Sometimes we even get requests for features that are already incorporated into our tool. Flipsnack really is a complex and powerful tool, so it’s not your fault that you didn’t know about all the things that you could do with it. However, we can easily fix that, starting now. Continue reading

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Big PDF files can be difficult to work with, especially online: the upload, download and page loading can take a long time. It can be annoying for you and for your PDF viewers, so you should do something about that. The best idea is to make a web-optimized PDF right when you export the file from InDesign or other tool that you might be using. However, if you didn’t make the PDF yourself, you can still do something about the file size: compress it using Adobe Acrobat Pro or an online tool (you have plenty of options, some listed here) Continue reading

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We’ve reached the final chapter of our InDesign tutorials and while mixed emotions challenge us, we are very happy and greatful for your appreciation and we want to thank you for following us. Having said all this, let’s get down to business for the last time in this series. Continue reading

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This is the 5th part of the Indesign tutorial series. So far we’ve talked about preparation, adding elements, creating new pages and about

This is the 5th part of the InDesign tutorial series. So far we’ve talked about preparation, adding elements, creating new pages and about cover design.

Once you’ve checked that everything is in order, it is time to save your catalog. In Indesign we don’t have a SAVE AS option, so we have to click EXPORT.

Now pay attention to the following steps, because the export settings depend on the final use of your catalog: print or digital. Continue reading

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This is the 4th part of the series named “ How to design a catalog using InDesign”, and it is focused on how to create the front cover, layouts and the back cover. This approach is focused more on design principles. For more technical information check Part 2 – Adding elements

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If you don’t know from the beginning how many pages your catalog will have, no worries! You can add more sheets at any time. Continue reading

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With this blog post we’re starting a series of tutorials for InDesign. I’ll teach you everything you need to know about how to design a catalog using InDesign.

When you want to design better, you have to stop using programs like Office and start using programs that are made for design. Using Word for making a catalog is like eating soup using a fork – not very productive. Continue reading

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You asked for it, so we made it possible: now you can send beautiful emails that feature a flipbook snippet. This is very exciting!

It’s a marvelous way to send email newsletters that look professional, but require zero talent and zero effort from you. Give it a try and you will love it. Continue reading