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a) For better spacing select, “Spacing after” so that the content is not just aligned to the “Return” point but have stylish spacing control.
b) To enable navigation with ease for your readers, create a bookmark to your table of contents, thus they can access it from any location in your book.
c) Copy paste will produce marred images, instead use “insert” (a command executable in word) so that your graphics and photos come in the best resolution.
d) You can insert page breaks between the chapters by applying the word command, “Insert/Page Break” so your work is neatly secured.
e) For any text you wish to emphasize on, don’t locally format but use heading styles that can be modified to suit your desires instead. The heading styles are varied so you need to use the same style for similar text throughout your entire book to make it consistent.
f) Heading style 1 is most suitable for all your chapter titles because it allows you to create hot-linked contents page especially for Kindle eBooks.
g) If you need to convert your transcript file into an eBook, then you will have to remove page numbers and running heads which you may have inserted for your print edition.
h) If you so desire to have a print copy for CreateSpace and another eBook copy for kindle, then you will have to work on a backup copy for your print book file always.
CreateSpace cover formatting
a) The first step is to determine the width of the spine depending on the number of pages for your book. For colored interior books you will realize that the width is slightly bigger than that of the same pages in white and black for print books.
b) Set up your document in a single PDF consisting of the book spine, front and back cover. You can submit your cover in any size so long as the print specifications are precisely what the size of your book will be.
c) Ensure that your text, images and other elements are securely placed in the safe zone, at least .125” on the inside of the trim line to avoid any being cut off during the trimming process.
d) Ensure that the author name and the book title appear on the book cover as they were during the title set-up process without alteration.
e) Place all your images at a minimum resolution of 300dpi and ensure that they are flattened and they are either RGB or CMYK colors.