How do I layout my book?

by Community Manager Community Manager on ‎01-18-2011 12:43 - edited on ‎06-26-2014 01:46 by Community Moderator Community Moderator (11,537 Views)

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Print Book Templates


Format Dimensions Templates
Pocket Book 4.25 x 6.87"
10.79 x 17.46cm
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Digest 5.5 x 8.5"
13.97 x 21.59cm
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A5 5.83 x 8.26"
14.81 x 20.99cm
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US Trade
   Perfect Bound
6 x 9"
15.24 x 22.86cm
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       Dust Jacket 6 x 9"
15.24 x 22.86cm
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       Casewrap 6 x 9"
15.24 x 22.86cm
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Royal 6.13 x 9.21"
15.59 x 23.38cm
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Comic Book 6.625 x 10.25"
16.82 x 26cm
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Small Square 7.5 x 7.5"
19 x 19cm
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Landscape 9 x 7"
22.86 x 17.78cm
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Crown Quarto 7.44 x 9.68"
18.90 x 24.58cm
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Large Hardcover 8.25 x 10.75" Casewrap
20.95 x 27.31cm
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A4 8.26 x 11.69"
20.99 x 29.70cm
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Square 8.5 x 8.5"
21.59 x 21.59cm
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US Letter 8.50 x 11"
21.59 x 27.94cm
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Large Landscape 12.75 x 10.75"
32.385 x 27.31cm
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Large Square 12 x 12"
30.48 x 30.48cm
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Additional Information:

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Binding options and their page counts

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