I had just completed a 200 page book and was going to publish it and opened BookWright for the purpose, only to have Blurb install the new version, and the intractable damnable enhancement. I had carefully prepared color images, prepared in Photoshop CC, that before BookWright's auto enhancement could be judged precisely in the old Bookwright preview mode. Now the colors are ghastly off, grotesque. The unbelievable part is, BookWright will not allow you to disable this function in preview -- you've got to UPLOAD it for publication, and THEN disable the function, and THEN check through the publication preview. This is totally unacceptable, preposterous, really quite unbelievable, especially for advanced, certainly professional, photographers, certainly if you have gone to the trouble to use the special blurb ICC color profile and sRBG, which now is totally pointless. This sounds like something Delbert's pointy headed boss would dream up. If Blurb must have this "enhancement" which for professionals is worse than nothing, then blurb simply must permit deactivation in preview prepublication mode, right now. I had heretofore favored Blurb for photo publications because of the control and preview reliability, no longer!
Bookwrite - auto enhancement
Since the last update of Bookwrite, the auto enhancement for the pictures appear to be available when you make your book.
I have some grey drawing in my book and the auto-enhancement turn it in others colors.
Did you know how to turn off this feature?
Thanks for your help.
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I'm so glad you posted this.
I have the same exact problem, and it's just occurred since the most recent update to the BookWright software. In my situation, I've already printed a hardcover and softcover version, and I went back into my project to make some adjustments to the project and noticed that all the images within the book have been entirely changed and it appears to have some "auto-correct" type function running in the background and it doesn't allow to turn it off.
I don't want to publish the book now since it appears that all my images are screwed up within the BookWright software. It's about $100 to print one copy of my book in a hardcover and softcover version with shipping, so I'm not going to take the risk until Blurb fixes the software. I even tried re-uploading the same images, and the software just overrides the original images.
This is brutal because there has been so many hours logged to lay my book out, plus a lot of money spent on studio fees for images within the book that were fine a week ago until this update.
I just discovered the "auto enhancement" in Bookwright that makes photos impossible to view. You cannot disable it. And when i wrote customer support about it, they said that my photos were the cause and must pass the 200% test, which is in itself ridiculous.
How could a software company, and tech support, be so incompetent? Now, since Bookwright is unuseable, i have to see if I can layout a magazine in Lightroom Book - probably not!
Yikes! I believe somehow I stumbled into having the older BookWright version as well as the newer, discovered the auto-enhance, messed up my book (for another reason), then accidentally erased the newer version without auto-enhance. Can I still proceed?
I've now just answered my own question. Even using older software, I went to do a test upload of the book in progress, and BookWright would not proceed until newer version is loaded.