Reference 50 page notebook, v0.02, 2012.05.23
#1  ProDigit 05-23-2012, 04:36 PM
It's not really a book, but a classic 50 page notebook.
(just a white page with lines)
It's made for devices with a touchscreen or stylus pen, preferably color screen (but not necessary), and 640x480 pixel resolution or higher.

You have 50 dual sided pages (100 screens) to make notes upon.
I actually made this for the Jetbook Color, but perhaps other devices will accept this format too!

I'll see if I can make more formats available.

See thumbnail as example page.

2012.05.23 Update 0.02:
- Added 640x480 PDF Notebook , with large linespacing (10 lines)
- Added 640x480 PDF Steno Pad, large linespacing (10 lines)
- Added 648x480 PDF Yellow Pad, small linespacing (15 lines)
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#2  HomeInMyShoes 05-23-2012, 04:50 PM
I can see some entertaining uses for this. When are we going to see the exclusive ProDigit diary with doodles?

#3  ProDigit 05-23-2012, 04:54 PM
I'm looking at some diaries patterns, backgrounds and page layouts.
I don't even know where to start... Problem is most photo backgrounds are copyrighted.
I need to find a place where I can find nice diary backgrounds for free, something in the open source section or something...

#4  HomeInMyShoes 05-23-2012, 05:09 PM
I'm assuming you'd want them to be fairly low on the compressed size range.

Are you looking for something just in the border image or are you open to other ideas? I could peruse some personal photos and doctor them appropriately (i.e. crop, desaturate, and scale accordingly) into more abstract or at least less-instrusive scenic backdrops. .

#5  ProDigit 05-23-2012, 05:34 PM
Yes, I can watermark photo's to become less visible.
Of course the book will become JPEGS,no longer the smaller gif format.
My wife's a photographer,she has some nice effect backgrounds she can share.
I'm still looking into options.
When I looked into diaries, I found 4 main types of them:

1- the simple one with just a color cover and white or colored plain papers (with or without lines)
2- Same as above, but with a border design on each page, leaving the center plain or with lines.
3- The one with a watermark as background photo (like a thinned out, semi-transparent photo), with or without lines.
4- Or watermark photo and page border decoration.

Of them, there are those that :
1- Have a single design throughout the whole book
2- Change design with every season, or every month
3- Have a same layout, or design, with different colors every so many pages
4- Have a different layout, different colors every x-pages

Either way those kinds of diaries take up long time to design, as well as should I create a 365 page design or more or less?
All these questions make me realize I don't have the time to be investigating and doing the project alone, by myself.

I could create a simple one, but what's the difference between a book with a soft pink background, and black or red lines and the notebook I just created?

I'm open to discussion, perhaps someone is able to convince me, but the way I see it now, is that it'll take a lot of my time, and I don't have the vision to be burdening something that takes that much of time, if it only can be used by a handful of people (if you get what I mean). Surely, if I had more time, or help, I'd make it!

#6  HomeInMyShoes 05-23-2012, 06:01 PM
Well the difference is some people like writing on something else. Me, I like a steno pad so the old-school red-border and blue lines suits my taste.

#7  ProDigit 05-23-2012, 06:18 PM
I can build a steno pad in an hour or so, as long as it's without page numbers.
I'm currently working on a notebook like this one, for 640x480 pixels and see if it'll work out on the Jetbook Color.
Large spacing seems to work perfectly!

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