Schools newspapers are a great way to inform and entertain highschool and college communities, but they are often not taken seriously. Perhaps the reason for that is the fact that some school newspapers are indeed amateurish. But they shouldn’t be. With the right team and with the right tools, it’s possible to produce a highly professional school paper. Continue reading
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
This is the 5th part of the Indesign tutorial series. So far we’ve talked about preparation, adding elements, creating new pages and about
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
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
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