Publishing has gone full circle, from markup to WYSIWYG page layout, and back to markup. Meanwhile many of its remaining problems have been solved – in LaTeX.
Pre-purchased upgrades are now ready to download. First impressions are excellent, and converting PDF to native objects is wonderful.
When a publisher shuts, physical books don’t lock themselves, erase their pages, or crumble into dust. eBooks do.
I much prefer QuarkXPress to InDesign, and it works out around £30 per year cheaper too.
How can I convert illustrations in my book from sRGB to RGB, for publishing on Kindle?
Not content with changing the publishing business, Amazon seems determined to change literature as a whole.
It is hard to understand why traditional publishers are so recalcitrant in making electronic editions worth their comparatively high prices.
Will an efficient market weed out unreliable content, or are we doomed to wholesale inaccuracy?
What happens when you ask for electronic publishing tools? You end up with products which bind you into constraints, charge royalties, or have to be leased.
It is a popular myth that the Guillotine was invented by Monsieur Guillotin, and that he later succumbed […]