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Forum topic by BobLang posted 06-17-2015 06:26 PM 567 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-17-2015 06:26 PM

Topic tags/keywords: sketchup bob lang

I’m testing a new format for digital publishing, that produces a “browser-friendly” version of my SketchUp books. You can help by reading a free sample chapter from the “New Woodworker’s Guide to SketchUp” and giving me your feedback.

Free Chapter from New Woodworker's Guide to SketchUp

-- Bob Lang,

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#1 posted 06-17-2015 11:23 PM

I have to want to read something really bad, to suffer using one of those readers.

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#2 posted 06-17-2015 11:44 PM

+1 to what knockknock said.

Not everyone has a high resolution screen and good eyesight. Many of us are working on low resolution screens and have a hard time viewing the content. Additionally you continued to ignore the concept of multiple columns which constantly results in scrolling up and down.

Try limiting your screen to only show 1/3 of the page and try reading many pages. Scroll up and down only with a touch pad – no mouse.

Change the format to be more like a single column book.


On a positive note thanks for sharing the chapter.

-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith

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#3 posted 06-18-2015 01:44 AM

Looks fine on my ipad 4. The only issue was it jumps to the left on pages with a video before jumping to the centre. The videos played well. I tried in Mercury and Safari, same effect. My wife uses Indesign and said it looks like it is trying to display the video while doing the page flip.

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#4 posted 06-18-2015 10:15 AM

+1 to knockknock

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