Formatting your book and creating your Cover

Update Book Cover
These instructions will show you how to update your cover using our cover wizard.  1. Login to TheBookPatch.com by entering your email address and ...
Update Uploaded Text
These instructions will show you how to update your books text by uploaded a new PDF to replace the existing one.  1. Login to TheBookPatch.com by ...
Creating a PDF From Adobe InDesign
These instructions will work for the Creative Suite versions. 1. Open Adobe InDesign. 2. Open your file. 3. Go to File > Ado...
Creating a PDF in Reverse Order From Adobe InDesign
In some languages the binding is on the right side of the book and to successfully print a book on our site you will have to create your PDF in reverse orde...
Recommended image resolution (DPI)
We recommend that your images be between 150 and 300 dpi. Anything less than 150 dpi may print blurry or pixilated. With the book sizes we are printing, any...
The colors of my books seem to vary occasionally from one order to another, why?
Since we are printing on digital printers we cannot guarantee the exact same colors between orders. This is common with digital printing.
Do you support bleeds on the interior pages?
Unfortunately we do not support bleeds on the interior pages. We recommend that you leave all images, photos, illustrations, graphics, text, background colo...
Why is there an imprint of TheBookPatch on my books last page?
If the book you uploaded has an odd number of pages, we add the last page to your book with our imprint on it. Your last page can be empty but the page coun...
How much does it cost to upload my file(s)?
Nothing. We do not charge you to upload your files.
What file types can I upload and sell?
You can upload an ePub, mobi or PDF and are not required to have all three, you can upload any combination of the three file types. You can always come back...