Slate: How do I print it or get it printed into a book?

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how to print the book?
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There is no support for printing a Slate at this time. The Slate project is a dynamic, moving, living document. It would not translate well to print. Animations, Glideshows and the like would not, have an analogous presentation in print .
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Slate: Is there a good way to print a publication or does it not print well?.

Is there a good way to print an Adobe Slate publication or does it not print well?
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled SLATE - How can I Print my projects.

How can I print my project?
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Can I print my Slate Story.

Is there a way to print my slate story?
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Can I print Slate stories?.

How do I get a published Slate story printed?
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Slate: Can I print stories?.

How can I print a Slate story?
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Slate: Can I print a document created in Slate?.

I created a treatment/presentation in Slate and my client is asking if they can have a PDF/printable version of it. Does Slate have a reformatting prompt which would enable one to print a copy of whatever is created with it?
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The real issue here is Slate was not designed to protect an author's rights., which is a serious issue in today's digital world. Slate has no disclaimer on the screen, which they should.

Copyright Act requires us to register within three months of publication. Slate is considered publication. While I copyright my photography every 3 months and spend a 2-3 days doing this, I spent an HUGELY inordinate amount of time opening each document, copying text to create a document for the stories. 

While Adobe Slate has said they have the capability to generate a rudimentary pagination, this was not a part of the design. As is, the glides, windows, text, etc, cannot be printed in one document. You can print each page to PDF if you take the a HUGE time to  line up every page.

First of all, I cannot understand how Slate failed to scope and or ignore a print requirement. They are the masters of PDF!  Where Slate was supposed to save us work and create presentations, the inability to print, save to PDF makes it worthless to photographers, artists, and writers. Registering work with the Copyright is the only way we can protect ourselves!  While there is much to like about Slate, the NO PRINT issue is a major NEGATIVE and setback. 

July 2 is the next three month cycle where I have to register my work again. As someone who has fought the copyright battle and is in Federal Court right now against major media outlet, this lack of concern by Adobe's makes me utterly sick.  
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1/ No website using any system can be printed into a book, as web resolution is 72dpi and a book needs to be 200 dpi at least. You can try by making a screen capture of each page, but be assured the photographs and graphics will be fuzzy.

2/ I'm based in Australia, where copyright is hugely better than US laws. We do not have to register, or even put the copyright symbol beside images - in fact if you are assigned to photograph for a client, unless there is an agreement otherwise, the author still has the copyright!

I suggest you place "copyright Robert Neff" under each image - it's hardly Adobe's fault that copright issues exist in USA. Photographers should lobby and petition for better laws, citing those in Australia and Uk.

There are also awful laws in USA about web registration. In Australia you need to have a business or company name registered before a web URL of the same name can be registered. In USA any crook can register a name like your business name and auction it to the highest bidder.

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