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How do you design pdfs?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by richardblock, Mar 23, 2011.

  1. richardblock

    richardblock BANNED BANNED

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    Hi I have currently been creating some pretty decent products for some time now, but I figured it's time I step it up a notch.

    Does anyone know how to have the pages inside designed to be more attractive, like the border, the top, bottom, letterhead, etc...

    Like is there any good software to do this and what would be the best pdf creator to do this since I currently have only been using open office since my crappy laptop cant seem to handle adobe acrobat with 1.5GB of ram...

    Any help is appreciated!
     
  2. CyrusVirus

    CyrusVirus BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    Look up something from Adobe.

    or .. ebook creator
     
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    LeadBoltBrian Registered Member

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    You can also import the file into Photoshop and try altering the picture there.

    Best of luck to you!

    -LeadBoltMatt
     
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  4. richardblock

    richardblock BANNED BANNED

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    I tried doing that once before I believe but not exactly sure there were any useful posts in that search... but this time I downloaded the ewriter pro software and see if that helps.

    As for Adobe I tried to use Acrobat X once before and it said I didnt have enough resources to run it... I run on vista and 1.5GB ram but I guess that isn't enough:(

    Thanks for the help though :D
     
  5. richardblock

    richardblock BANNED BANNED

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    Im actually allergic to photoshop as I have no skills whatsoever in that area... I even struggled a great deal with gimp and almost broke my computer out of anger from trying to figure it all out :p

    But thanks for the assistance nontheless :)
     
  6. scararm

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    what exactly do you need give a great aspect to graphic or make a PDF document using another alternative way than open office.?
     
  7. tropilancer

    tropilancer Newbie

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    The easiest way, I use is to layout in Open Office (free) using images tables and layers, and then print using a free pdf printer driver (of which many are available on line).

    No money invested, no difficult graphics involved.
     
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    More in the area of creating nice graphics inside the ebooks I create....
     
  9. richardblock

    richardblock BANNED BANNED

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    Thanks for the idea, will look into that further :D
     
  10. St. Martin

    St. Martin Newbie

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    I used Indesign, Open office workd too depends on how professional you want the end product looking. Acrobat pro not needed afaik
     
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  11. richardblock

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    Thanks, and I think I would have to get a new laptop before I could use Adobe products... But a thanks for the assistance nontheless:D
     
  12. Blinkman

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    If you have MSoffice 2007, check out the various templates, document, header, footer options available when you open a word document and then when you are done, save it as a PDF.
     
  13. Santini

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    Use open office, very easy to use and make nice layouts and quick PDF creation.
    For good ebookk covers and graphics I don't look further than fiverr,, had some cracking covers made there.