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Reedsy Book Editor
Find out all about our free formatting tool.
How do I change the font style and size on the Reedsy Book Editor?
While you can't change the fonts, you can choose a different theme! We do some tricky maths when creating a PDF, which makes it hard to change font sizes. We’ve picked a “good” size for print, and users writing a “normal” book (e.g. not for kids) should find it to be comparable to industry standards. You can change the theme by clicking on "Settings" (cog icon) at the bottom-right of the book editor’s screen.
How can I change chapter titles?
To change chapter titles on the Book Editor, you need to click on the chapter title that is on the body/matter and not on the ones from the sidebar. If you had already named your chapters, then you just need to delete that title and add the one you want! Please refer to the image below on how to change chapter titles: However, you can not remove chapter titles, because an entry in a table of
How can I change the indentation in my book?
Our indentation is set up to reflect industry standards for fiction. We have a set of default indentation rules, which help to make authors’ books look as professional as possible. All paragraphs after a double line break will start outdented, and all paragraphs after that will be indented. If you really want to remove indentation, you can use soft breaks (Shift + Enter). If you need sections of text outdented, you should be using block quotes (which can also have soft breaks inside them, if n
How can I export my book on the Reedsy Book Editor?
To export your book, please follow these instructions carefully: -Go to "My Books" -Click on "manage" next to the "write" button for the book that you want to export. -On the new screen, there is a bar on the left: click on "export". -Select the formatting and export setting that you want, and then just click on "export book". You will receive an email with a zip file containing the files of the formats that you chose at the export settings screen.
Is it possible to remove the copyright page on the Reedsy Book Editor?
The copyright page can not be disabled. This is a free tool, and this tiny bit of branding is our small, small price for using it. If you are not able to achieve the customization that you want on the Reedsy Book Editor, you can always send a request to one of our designers for interior layout design.
How can I add page breaks on the Reedsy Book Editor?
You can do that by adding a new chapter. To do so, click on the "scissors" tool on the right sidebar. Please bear in mind that there shouldn’t be any need to add page breaks in your book besides chapter breaks. The size of a page will vary wildly across different e-reader screen sizes, and PDF trims, so it’s impossible to guarantee keeping content on the same page.
I need to back up my book and I’d like to export my book as a word file!
To export your manuscript to a word file, please follow these steps: Go to your "My Books" library by clicking on the following link: https://reedsy.com/#/books Click the "Manage" button next to your book’s title. Look at the left-hand dashboard. Click on "Export". Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the "Back Up" button. This will send a link to your email address to download your manuscript as a Word file. The file will download to your computer. Now, you should have
Is it possible to restore/undo changes?
To undo/restore changes, you can either try by pressing Ctrl+Z (Windows), or ⌘+Z (Mac). You can restore old versions of your book by using our writing timeline tool. Please refer to the image below: versions
Where can I find the Reedsy Book Editor?
To open the Reedsy Book Editor, you first have to create a book or import a manuscript by going to the My Books tab on your sidebar. Create/import book Click on IMPORT and upload your manuscript; or Enter your book title and click on the green CREATE button. If you’re importing, drag-and-drop or select the manuscript file from your compute
What is the advantage of the Reedsy Editor over other tools?
The Reedsy Book Editor allows you to format your book with advanced typesetting features and beautiful ready-made templates. Here are a few of the reasons why you should use it: Write in a beautifully designed writing interface: Think Medium for book publishing. The Editor helps you focus on writing without distractions. Automatic formatting: Unlike MS Word or InDesign, the Editor automatically inserts your table of contents, copyright page, chapter breaks, and more. You’ll have t
How can I use the Reedsy Book Editor?
How can I change my book title? So, you’ve created your book in the Reedsy Book Editor and you now want to change your book title? Not a problem! Click on “My Books”, then hit “Manage” next to the book whose title you want to change. Select “Book Settings” on the left-hand side of your screen and click on the title itself. This will make a cursor appear, l
How can I get an ISBN for my book?
There are plenty of websites through which you can get an ISBN for your book. Please refer to the organization that sells ISBNs in your country. You can find more information about getting an ISBN in our blog post here. Note: you won’t need an ISBN for most ebook retailers, as they have their own identifying number. For instance, Amazon uses the Amazon Standard Identification Number (ASIN) and c
How can I archive books and where can I find them?
It’s easy to archive a book on Reedsy. How to archive a book Log in to your Reedsy account; Go to My Books from the sidebar; Click on the “MANAGE” button next to the book you want to archive. On the next page, click on the “ARCHIVE BOOK” button. !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/website/ec5fb9501a877800/screenshot-2019-04-09-
What new features will be added to the Editor?
At Reedsy, we’re continuously working to make our Book Editor the most powerful free writing and formatting tool on the market. There are often weekly updates to the interface, and we are always developing new functions to help you seamlessly write and typeset your book. If you feel there’s something missing, chances are our team is already working on it. 😀 So, what’s coming up? Collaborative editing: the ability to invite your editor to make direct edits to your manuscript. This