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I am using Booksmart. I want to wrap text (Referred to as "TIGHT" in Microsoft Word doc) around photos and I cannot figure out how to do that. One of the text templates appears to show a wrapped text but when I try to move the photo in the area of the text it shows up behind the text. 

 

Any help is appreciated. 

Raymond Grosser

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Tony, thank you for the help. I found a way to put a text box in along side of the photo but it really isn't doing the text justice. Is there another program in Blurb that will allow me to wrap text? 

I really appreciate the help. 

 

Ray

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Blurb's other tool, Bookify, can't do this either. Adobe's InDesign, which can upload books to Blurb for printing, certainly can but it is exceedingly expensive, but they siupport older versions of InDesign so you may be able to pick up a copy cheaper than buying from Adobe.

Photoshop has some capability to do this, so you could create a page image in Photoshop and then import that into a full-bleed (takes up the whole page) container in BookSmart. There's a quick tutorial on how to do word wrap here http://www.fatheaddesign.com/550/text-wrap-in-photoshop/ but it's a bit tricky rather tan being simple.

.....Tony

 

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Tony

I think I know why the program won't permit wrapping. Every time I edit my book and add a sentence it bumps everything down, if the photos were wrapped they would end up out of sequence with the text. Their text box and photo boxes keep that from happening. I have tried several ways and discovered that if I am careful I can adjust the box sizes and the results are acceptable. 

I certainly appreciate your help with this. Have a very nice rest of the weekend. 

Ray

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There must surely be a way in which we can wrap text round a photo, plus the facility to fix the gap between the edge of the photo and the text. If not, it's high time Blurb made this possible.

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