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Good designer to convert PDF to ebook?

I have a PDF that I'd like to convert to ebook format. It's straightforward - body text with just a handful of images - but the ebook needs to have the same font and style of the PDF. (I also have it in InDesign, if that helps.) I'm looking for a designer, or design agency, who has worked on ebooks before, who can take this on. Any recommendations? [more inside]
posted by mark7570 on Oct 8, 2013 - 5 answers

Help me design an ebook!

I just finished writing a novella length book. I want to publish it as an ebook readable as a pdf or on an ipad or what have you. It’s picture-heavy (with very high quality photos.) Probably every page will have pictures. I want the design to be magazine-like, with the words many times ‘on top’ of the pictures. I have Photoshop and a decent knowledge of it and I just got Lightroom, but I don’t know much about how to use it yet. I think I’d like to design (at least some, if not all) the pages in Photoshop. I have a lot of questions: [more inside]
posted by saul wright on Jul 24, 2013 - 8 answers

What's the best tool to write a code-heavy ebook?

I'm writing a programming ebook (on introductory programming for bench biologists, if anyone's interested) and am trying to figure out the best tool chain. Ideally, I'd like to write the content in something like markdown or restructuredText, then be able to easily render it to PDF (and maybe eventually epub/mobi). The book will contain a lot of source code and program output, so whatever solution I pick needs to be cope well with chunks of differently-formatted text. Any suggestions?
posted by primer_dimer on Jul 5, 2013 - 18 answers

Solutions for searching a large collection of pdfs web available

I have a lot of (50GB) pdfs and some epub documents. I would like to find a way to search through them quickly and accurately, in a way that is web accessible. I would like highlights of matches from inside the document to display. [more inside]
posted by digividal on Apr 25, 2013 - 5 answers

Where to find an ebook or pdf of "Harris and Me" by Gary Paulsen

Where can I find an ebook or pdf of "Harris and Me" by Gary Paulsen? [more inside]
posted by jamesdtj on Jun 5, 2012 - 5 answers

docx, PDF, ePub, mobi... Help!

Looking for the best way to publish a frequently-updated document to multiple electronic formats (PDF, ePub, mobi, etc.). [more inside]
posted by GJSchaller on May 29, 2012 - 8 answers

Ebook reader with good PDF support?

What's the best ebook reader for reading PDF-s, specifically academic papers? [more inside]
posted by daniel_charms on Nov 17, 2011 - 14 answers

What's the best device for reading and annotating PDFs?

What's the best device for reading and annotating PDFs? I'm trying to decide between a tablet pc (maybe the Lenovo X220T), a netbook fitted with a PixelQi screen, an Entourage Edge, an OLPC, or some sort of e-reader. Any other suggestions, are of course, welcome. [more inside]
posted by matkline on Aug 1, 2011 - 14 answers

What's the best way to release a new title as an ebook?

What are the best practices and strategies for publishing ebooks? [more inside]
posted by clockworkjoe on Mar 31, 2011 - 6 answers

What are good apps for converting PDFs and other text files to non-PDF files?

What are good apps for converting PDFs and other text files to non-PDF text files? [more inside]
posted by GlassHeart on Sep 6, 2010 - 12 answers

How to make an epub from multiple PDFs?

I want to create an epub file from several existing PDFs. What software can I use for this? [more inside]
posted by zardoz on Aug 27, 2010 - 6 answers

I need some information on marking up documents on my computer

I need some information on marking up documents on my computer [more inside]
posted by abbat on Mar 1, 2010 - 12 answers

looking for large-format ereader with annotation, ideally cheap without wireless

looking into large format ereader for academic pdfs - a-la kindle dx (but I'd like to annotate, and cheaper would be cool) [more inside]
posted by lrodman on Feb 16, 2010 - 5 answers

Help my nook read continuous text from PDFs

Can I customize PDFs so my nook e-reader doesn't display a break between "pages"? [more inside]
posted by ollyolly on Feb 2, 2010 - 6 answers

How can I transfer text and pdf files to my iPhone?

Transferring files (namely txt and pdf files) to the iPhone 3G, how is it done? I broke it out of jail already, so what's my next step? [more inside]
posted by zardoz on Mar 7, 2009 - 10 answers

Print Downloader's Name on PDF Ebook

Is there an automated way to print a person's name on a PDF when they fill out a Web form to get it? Like, "this printed for your name here" [more inside]
posted by junger on Feb 26, 2009 - 12 answers

Portable pdf reading - what's the way to go?

What would you recommend for a compact device that reads pdfs? I've recently started train commuting and have 30 minutes on a regular basis to read. There are quite a few large pdfs that I read. I've been using a PSP but it doesn't work well. I'm currently looking at an ipod touch, eee PC, Aspire One, Nokia n800 and would consider anything else that people recommend. ( more inside ) [more inside]
posted by sien on Sep 28, 2008 - 35 answers

E-book reader that will handle fuzzy PDFs

Is there an e-book reader that comfortably displays PDFs made by scanning type (i.e., PDFs that are images and don't have plain text data)? [more inside]
posted by grobstein on May 9, 2008 - 6 answers

Help me get an old book online!

How can I scan a book that is precious to me? The book is a couple hundred pages and I just want to produce high-quality pdfs. [more inside]
posted by vacapinta on Oct 25, 2006 - 9 answers

Is it ICED tea?

How does one make and distribute e-books? [more inside]
posted by Krrrlson on Jan 19, 2006 - 11 answers

Printing pdf ebook to paper

Recommendations for printing these (1,2) beautiful, two-page, full-color electronic cookbooks to hardcopy from the PDF files? [more inside]
posted by junesix on Oct 3, 2005 - 3 answers

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