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InDesign Book Layout Part 2 – Typesetting Basics

Welcome back! Last time I was talking about the basics of book typesetting and layout. Here’s some more basics for anyone starting out. As always, feel free to ask questions. Margins (Source) For bound books 6″x9″ or smaller, use 0.5″ margins on the top, outside and bottom of books, and a 0.75″ inside margin. For 8.5″x11″ […]

Indesign Book Layout

The Basics of Book Typesetting Reading is a skill we learn and practice daily. What most readers don’t consider, though, is the work that went into formatting the books they read every day. Over the coming weeks, I’d like to provide some brief pointers for those who are interested in typesetting a book. Unlike most […]