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iWork for Mac OS X Cookbook by Alexander Anichkin

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Setting the document size—what to keep in mind when preparing a book in iWork

While iWork is primarily an office productivity suite, its tools make it perfectly possible for us to accomplish large projects, including electronic and printed books.

iWork documents have a number of preset dimensions for popular stationery formats. They are meant to be used for home desktop printers. When you prepare a project for professional printing elsewhere, it is likely that you will have to set custom dimensions for your document. This recipe describes how to do it.

Getting ready

Check the dimensions of your publication with the print shop or web-based publishing service that you are going to use. Usually, paper sizes for various types of books are given in their ...

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