|05-22-2009, 07:35 AM||#46|
Join Date: Sep 2008
Device: Nokia 770 (fbreader)
Assuming that JSWolf is correct that anything you can do in PDF you can do in ePub is true (and I think it is), then it's just a matter of adding some proper design to an ePub.
You can definitely work on a page level; you can definitely work with the awareness of resolution for your target screen -- I know both of those are true with CSS.
The difference, of course, is that if you want to adapt it later for use on another machine -- and you're not the original designer -- the source is wide open and pretty easily understood.
PDF? Not so much.
When the PDF supporters compare a professionally designed ePub to a professionally designed PDF (preferably of the same book, and by the same team) then we'll be comparing apples to apples. Until then, it's all about comparing something that has had hundreds of hours of paid work invested in it to something that a guy ran through a converter.
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|09-05-2009, 05:42 AM||#47|
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Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Local Cluster
Device: iLiad v2, DR1000
Which is why I generally convert a word document with the text to PDF.
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