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* [[RPi_MagPi_InfoForAuthors|Information for authors]] - the process of submitting an article.
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* [[TheMagPiLayout|Layout & fonts]] - description of the standard layout and associated fonts.
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* [[TheMagPiPdf|PDF creation]] - instructions for the generation of PDF for electronic and paper publication.
  
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== Creating PDF ==
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* Click on the PDF icon at the top of the menu bar or click on "Export" and then "Save to PDF"
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* Then follow either the electronic use or printing sections given below.
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== PDF for electronic use ==
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* Embed all fonts except FreeSans Bold.  FreeSans Bold should be outlined, rather than embedded.
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* Select:
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** Compression: Lossy JPG / Medium
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** EPS Graphics: 600 DPI
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** Resample Images: 600 DPI
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* Create separate PDF files of each page.  (The pages are joined together at the end and uploaded to our mirror sites and to issuu.com.)
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== PDF for printing ==
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* Embed all fonts except FreeSans Bold. FreeSans Bold should be outlined, rather than embedded.
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* Select:
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** Compression: Lossy JPG / Medium
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** EPS Graphics: 600 DPI
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** Resample Images: 600 DPI
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* need to add more instructions here...
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* Create separate PDF files of each page, using "-pub.pdf" as a file name suffix.

Revision as of 08:51, 14 February 2013

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  • Information for authors - the process of submitting an article.
  • Layout & fonts - description of the standard layout and associated fonts.
  • PDF creation - instructions for the generation of PDF for electronic and paper publication.

Creating PDF

  • Click on the PDF icon at the top of the menu bar or click on "Export" and then "Save to PDF"
  • Then follow either the electronic use or printing sections given below.

PDF for electronic use

  • Embed all fonts except FreeSans Bold. FreeSans Bold should be outlined, rather than embedded.
  • Select:
    • Compression: Lossy JPG / Medium
    • EPS Graphics: 600 DPI
    • Resample Images: 600 DPI
  • Create separate PDF files of each page. (The pages are joined together at the end and uploaded to our mirror sites and to issuu.com.)

PDF for printing

  • Embed all fonts except FreeSans Bold. FreeSans Bold should be outlined, rather than embedded.
  • Select:
    • Compression: Lossy JPG / Medium
    • EPS Graphics: 600 DPI
    • Resample Images: 600 DPI
  • need to add more instructions here...
  • Create separate PDF files of each page, using "-pub.pdf" as a file name suffix.