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Old 11-13-2006, 04:51 AM   #1
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Hi
Good news for all of you guys who creates tons of pdf's... We have made an application to create online magazines from pdf files.

There is a free version that you can play around with.

Check it out at www.pagegangster.com

You can find the contact information there.

Hope this post is not too promotional... See it as good news!!


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Old 11-13-2006, 05:07 AM   #2
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Default You cannot advertise your business on the forum

"You cannot advertise your business on the forum. If you offer a product or service related to the publishing industry, you may post a short press notice, without prices or sales pitches. The announcement should provide contact information so interested forum members can contact you if they are interested in what you have to offer."

I am not on the forum staff, but the above is an exact quote from the forum information page.

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Old 11-13-2006, 05:22 AM   #3
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I know... I tried to post one earlier, and got a mail from Katheleen, so i posted this one instead.

It must have some interest for the forum users right?? Couldn't find a press release section, so i posted it here...
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Old 11-13-2006, 11:41 AM   #4
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Perhaps we should have a section which says - sell your products here - It might spice up the site with the right product:-)
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Old 11-29-2006, 03:41 PM   #5
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I'd rather have the pages so snap-snap-snap and replace each other, than waste computer power and time watching pretty pictures of the pages "turning" on the computer.

Sorry, but that's just one man's opinion. Very pretty but not something I'd want to see or use.
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Old 01-10-2007, 06:17 AM   #6
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@groucho : You can just clickturn... dragturn is just an option to give the true magazine feeling....

By the way, there is a new release of the product online now.
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Old 01-18-2007, 06:20 PM   #7
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A true magazine feeling? Sorry, but animated pictures of magazine pages isn't "feeling" at all to me. Maybe I'm missing it, but to me a PDF file is a PDF file and never will be a magazine (which can be rolled into my pocket and pulled out anywhere, dog-eared, marked, shared, or clipped) it will be a computer. And just clicking to push the image of a new page on the screen, is all I want form my computer.
To me, the frilly animations are just wasting CPU power and in turn electricity. But, that's just my personal preference on it. The mass market often has other preferences.
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Old 01-19-2007, 02:00 AM   #8
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I agree. I used to subscribe to a paper IT weekly trade mag here for about 15 years, and they changed to online: but instead of nice clean HTML, it was one of those tricksy mock magazines with page turners: slow, hard to pan and zoom except on a big screen - and I cancelled my sub after a few weeks.

The art in these things is in not trying to needlessly reproduce features from one mediom to another.
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I agree. I used to subscribe to a paper IT weekly trade mag here for about 15 years, and they changed to online: but instead of nice clean HTML, it was one of those tricksy mock magazines with page turners: slow, hard to pan and zoom except on a big screen - and I cancelled my sub after a few weeks.
And then there's this way to turn a print publication into an online version (remove all the spaces, folks):
news . arca search . com / us / ia / ? paper = k at

No one minds having their browser window resized for them, do they? Nah, of course not; everyone likes sites to do that for them.

   
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No one minds having their browser window resized for them, do they? Nah, of course not; everyone likes sites to do that for them.
That’s not the half of it — the back arrow restores the page, so the only way out is to close that page altogether.

   
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