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Status: Heard this before
by myloreyes on ‎07-13-2011 01:30 PM

Sometimes when a user publishes a book, the cover (either front or back) on their product page or in their book preview turns out blurry. The book will print fine, however, it is represented poorly on the website. 

What if the users, given a standard set by Lulu, could upload individual files for the preview/product page?
Users that make their covers usually insert one piece or two images into the cover wizard and it is done. Comes out nice but previews poorly. Since they have submitted their images in one or two pieces, it means that they have it on their computer and possibly the means to upload them (either seperately or together, depnding on how Lulu would do that) to their book preview. 

With users being able to control their book preview, the cover look for their product page and preview page, could be satisfied with their work and not only fix errors Lulu's system might create for them, but they would not be able to blame Lulu for it as they could fix it themselves.

If you were wondering about the users that DID NOT use images/upload their cover in one piece, here is the solution for them. At the end of your book publishing process, you can download your print-ready cover in a PDF format to review it. After they create the cover, they could download it to their computer and upload that file. If the hypothetical Lulu format does not support PDF or one piece images, a simple tutorial can be explained to take a screenshot using (PrntScrn Button) or even how to use a file converter. 

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by on ‎07-13-2011 09:23 PM

As suggested many many times, why not just update the Flash prog that create the Previews?

by jahangim on ‎10-16-2011 03:20 PM

I have a book written in eastern languages from right to left and I need help for setting up pages for the Review. I have already setup my Preview file using Custom option. However, I need to put them in reverse order and my cover page is in one piece.  Please let me know how I can fix this issue. My email address is jahangim@gmail.com.  

 

Best,

Majid Jahangiri

by 123111 on ‎12-31-2011 10:35 AM

HOW can I Download & Review Your File

I ckick and get a blank page

by Product Manager on ‎01-08-2012 09:49 AM
Status changed to: Heard this before
 

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