e-catalogue - how to flip pages?

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Brian H¹©, Mar 1, 2004.

  1. Brian H¹©

    Brian H¹© Guest

    Caroline said:

    > Hi all
    >
    > Does anyone know where I can get the html (or tutorial) on creating flipping
    > pages? I am trying to create an online samples book, I have the jpgs
    > uploaded and displayed, but would love to make it look more like a
    > 'brochure' with pages automatically flipping over when you view them.
    > Any help appreciated.
    > Thanks
    > C


    Have you tried a flipping book shop?
    Brian H¹©, Mar 1, 2004
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  2. Brian H¹©

    Caroline Guest

    Hi all

    Does anyone know where I can get the html (or tutorial) on creating flipping
    pages? I am trying to create an online samples book, I have the jpgs
    uploaded and displayed, but would love to make it look more like a
    'brochure' with pages automatically flipping over when you view them.
    Any help appreciated.
    Thanks
    C
    Caroline, Mar 1, 2004
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  3. Brian H¹©

    Caroline Guest

    HO HO HO

    I've tried flipping everywhere! Its only a little thing I will do once, so
    don't want to spend $100+ on e-book software at present.

    "Brian H¹©" <-vine.co.uk.invalid> wrote in message
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    > Caroline said:
    >
    > > Hi all
    > >
    > > Does anyone know where I can get the html (or tutorial) on creating

    flipping
    > > pages? I am trying to create an online samples book, I have the jpgs
    > > uploaded and displayed, but would love to make it look more like a
    > > 'brochure' with pages automatically flipping over when you view them.
    > > Any help appreciated.
    > > Thanks
    > > C

    >
    > Have you tried a flipping book shop?
    >
    >
    Caroline, Mar 1, 2004
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  4. Brian H¹©

    why? Guest

    On Mon, 1 Mar 2004 14:59:49 -0000, Caroline wrote:

    You again :)

    >Hi all
    >
    >Does anyone know where I can get the html (or tutorial) on creating flipping
    >pages? I am trying to create an online samples book, I have the jpgs

    <snip>
    >'brochure' with pages automatically flipping over when you view them.


    Automatic is a big issue, viewers may not like the automatic speed you
    pick.

    >Any help appreciated.
    >Thanks
    >C
    >


    Try www.google.com
    Searched the web for
    demo html photo gallery flip pages
    Results 1 - 25 of about 2,750. Search took 0.33 seconds

    Something like
    http://www.webmasterfree.com/software/WebAuthoringTools/ImageGalleryTools/
    http://www.newfreeware.com/graphics/313/

    change search keywords,

    Searched the web for
    html slide show generator
    Results 1 - 25 of about 129,000. Search took 0.30 seconds.

    http://www.htmlss.com/



    Most solutions use JavaScript which client might have disabled or ASP /
    PHP.

    Is it for BY PWP or another hosting site? Could check with newsgroups
    for your service provider to see if others have done the samething and
    what worked.

    A very basic solution (has problems if you insert / delete pictures you
    need to redit the links each time) would be along the lines of (skipping
    a lot of HTML here and it's not been tested as shown)


    intro.html -
    <img src="picture1.jpg>
    <br>
    <a href="page2.html">Next</a> / <a href="pageX.html">Last</a>

    page2.html -
    <img src="picture2.jpg>
    <br>
    <a href="intro.html">Start</a> / <a href="page3.html">Next</a> /
    <a href="intro.html">Previous</a> / <a href="pageX.html">Last</a>

    page3.html -
    <img src="picture3.jpg>
    <br>
    <a href="intro.html">Start</a> / <a href="page4.html">Next</a> /
    <a href="page2.html">Previous</a> / <a href="pageX.html">Last</a>

    page4.html -
    <img src="picture4.jpg>
    <br>
    <a href="intro.html">Start</a> / <a href="page5.html">Next</a> /
    <a href="page3.html">Previous</a> / <a href="pageX.html">Last</a>

    A more advanced solution is put picture filenames and notes/descriptions
    into a database file, you then create a script to read the entries from
    the database.


    Me
    why?, Mar 1, 2004
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  5. Brian H¹©

    JacknJill

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    If anyone is looking for tools for making flip page ebooks/magazines and e-catalogues you can check pressmo.com, works fines, fast and U can use pdf files.
    JacknJill, Feb 7, 2012
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    tonyheideman

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    You can convert html to pdf or images,then use axflip to make the page flip.axflip website is http://www.axflip.com/
    tonyheideman, Feb 9, 2012
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    Landenn

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    JacknJill -> check the demo at pressmo site, you can try it, check if everything is ok for you and make a decision. My friend used it some time ago when he had a freelance job for "moving" the old papers of some magazine to online archive and I think they've been selling them later on.
    Landenn, Feb 9, 2012
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  8. Brian H¹©

    JacknJill

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    Landenn - thanks, that's what we did with pressmo, we've checked demo, tried it for free and now we're using it. Pros - fast, easy and the output looks good. Oh and the flip page effect looks good too. So we ended with it :)
    JacknJill, Feb 21, 2012
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  9. Brian H¹©

    Pauline

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    Have anyone of you tried FlippingBook Publisher?
    It is a good tool to create publications woth a page flipping effect.
    Pretty easy to use, and price worths quality.
    You can see it here: flippingbook.com
    The demos are here: flippingbook.com/demo
    Pauline, Mar 20, 2012
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    Berjoza

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    I tried it. Like it and advise. Really.
    Berjoza, Apr 5, 2012
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  11. Brian H¹©

    Berjoza

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    I tried it. Like it and advise. Really.
    Berjoza, Apr 5, 2012
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    JoyJGutierrez

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    Have anyone hear about page-flip-book.com? it not only can convert pdf to flip book,but also can convert Microsoft word/ppt to flash flip book.
    Last edited: Jul 4, 2012
    JoyJGutierrez, Jul 4, 2012
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