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Book Design Wizard 2.0

Creates a Customized Book Layout in Microsoft® Word

Book Design Wizard 2.0Designing your book's interior is one of the most difficult things to do when you self-publish. Hiring an interior book designer can be expensive, especially if you are on a budget. Save yourself the time, hassle and money and use our affordable Book Design Wizard to easily create a customizable book layout in Microsoft® Word.

Created for the self-publishing author our Book Design Wizard 2.0 will create a customized book format using Microsoft® Word. It goes beyond a typical book template by allowing you to customize the style and formatting options of your book's layout automatically and offers many tools to use after the initial book 'template' is created. 

With the Book Design Wizard you enter in the information and formatting options for your book in an easy to use form. After you enter in the required information simply click 'Create Book' and the Book Design Wizard will take the information you provided and create a professional looking book layout in Microsoft® Word.

After your initial book layout is created you can use the Book Design Wizard's tools to insert text into your book, add images, add additional chapters or sections, delete chapters or sections, mark index entries, change the book size or margins, change the fonts used, the chapter style and more.

Book Design Wizard Feature Summary
  • User Friendly: Features an easy to use form for you to enter in the book's information and choose the items to include, fonts and style choices. Standard, default choices are set when possible for you to move through the form quickly.

  • Booklet/Book Fold Printing Option: Choose either to have the book formatted in a layout suitable for a professional book printer or formatted to print on your desktop printer in a book fold format on an 8 1/2 x 11 sheet of paper. *Book Fold format not supported in Microsoft® Word 2000.

  • Any Book Size You Need: Enter the size of the book when filling out the initial form. The book size can be changed after the book is created if needed by using the included 'Change Book Size' tool. *Book Fold formats cannot change the book size.

  • Your Choice of Fonts: Choose what fonts and font sizes to use for different areas of the book from a list of available fonts found on your computer. Includes a 'Font Previewer' tool that lets you preview the fonts to help you decide which to use. Standard fonts that are installed with Microsoft® Word are listed first in the list.

  • Different Style Options:
    Chapters: Select different style options for the Chapter Titles such as alignment, amount of spacing between the top margin and chapter title, whether or not to place a line beneath the chapter titles and chapter title letter spacing. Decide where you want new chapters to start in the book. Have them always start on the right (odd) hand page of the book or to start on the next immediate page following the previous chapter.

    Paragraphs: Select the line spacing for the chapter paragraphs. Choose either single, 1.5 or double spacing. Select the chapter paragraph first line indenting. Choose to either indent the first line of each paragraph or to not indent and instead provide extra spacing between paragraphs.

    Descriptions on what each option does is displayed on the initial form.

  • Custom Page Headers: Select what you want to be displayed in the chapter page headers, also called running headers. You can select a different choice for the left (even) and right (odd) side pages. Choose either the author name, book title, current chapter title, text of your choosing or leave blank.

  • Easy Chapter Insertion: Enter in all of your chapter titles in the initial form and to have each of the chapter sections inserted when the book is first created. You may also just enter some of the chapters (only one chapter title is required) and then add additional chapter sections later by using the 'Add New Chapter' tool.

  • Easy Page Number Placement: You decide where you want you chapter page numbers to be inserted. Choose to place them at the top of the page, bottom of the page on the outside edges or centered on the bottom of the page.

  • Automatic Book Creation: Fill out the user friendly form and  click "Create Book" and the Book Design Wizard will automatically create the book's title page with the book title, subtitle and author name; a copyright page on the back side of the title page with the book title, author name, copyright year, standard copyright notice and ISBN if you supplied one; front and back sections that you can choose to include when filling out the initial form including a dedication page, acknowledgments page, foreword page and table of contents, about the author and/or index. Additional sections can be inserted after the book is created by using the 'Add a New Section' tool.

  • Easily Import Text: Each chapter and section inserted either when the book is initially created or when you use the 'Add New Chapter' or 'Add a New Section' tool will have some clickable text following the chapter title. When clicked it will open up an 'Insert Text' tool that will let you safely paste text you copied from another document or let you type or insert the text manually in the document.

  • Easily Change Book Margins & Size: You may change the default book margins or book size at any time after the book is created by using the 'Change Book Margins' tool or 'Change Book Size' tool

  • Quickly Insert Images: Allows you to easily insert Images into your document by using the 'Insert Image from File' tool. You may also include a caption for the inserted image.

  • Easy to Use Tools: Includes a floating toolbar that can be docked within Microsoft® Word that includes all of the Book Design Wizard tools and other Microsoft® Word tools that you may find useful in working with your book.

  • Help and Support: Comes with an extensive help file that is easily accessible on any Book Design Wizard tool or form. An online support website at www.bookdesignwizard.com/support is also available.

  • Edit In Word: Lets you edit the book document created by the Book Design Wizard as needed within Microsoft® Word using any of Microsoft® Word's built in features.

  • Free Version Updates: Owners receive free updates within the same version and a discount on future major version releases of the Book Design Wizard.

Software Requirements:

In order to use our Book Design Wizard 2.0 you must have either Microsoft® Word  2003, 2007, or 2010 for the PC. The computer needs to be using the English language.

The Book Design Wizard 2.0 will not work with any other word processing program and it will not work on a Macintosh.



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