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Learning To Create eBooks

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  • Copyright 2014
  • Edition: 1st
  • Downloadable Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-359835-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-359835-3

In this training course, Andy Anderson will teach you how to create and publish eBooks using Adobe InDesign. eBooks (or ePubs) are a powerful way to publish your document, be it a book, instruction manual, or just a personal journal for your own personal perusal. You can distribute it using a number of different methods, which Andy covers in this course.
You will start by setting up an InDesign template for your ePub. You will import the text and work with character and paragraph styles for your publication. You will learn how to do basic formatting, add page breaks and a table of contents. Andy shows you how to add and optimize images in your eBook, and how to export and proof your ePub. This video tutorial covers methods of publishing your eBook to Kindle, iTunes, working with alternate ePub formats, generating externals links, and much, much more.
Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will understand the tools and techniques that you need in order to start publishing your own eBooks. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

Total Time: 5 hours

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Table of Contents

01. Introduction To Electronic Publishing
    0101 Intro To ePubs
    0102 About Andy
    0103 What You Will Learn
    0104 Working With The Exercise Files
    0105 What Is Electronic Publishing
02. Electronic Publishing Essentials
    0201 Intro To ePub Essentials
    0202 Creating An ePub Friendly Document
    0203 Setting Up An InDesign Template
    0204 Importing Text And Applying Styles
    0205 Working With Paragraph Styles
    0206 Working With Character Styles
    0207 Testing The Document
03. Basic ePub Formatting
    0301 Intro To Basic ePub Formatting
    0302 Converting Tables To ePubs
    0303 Working With Anchors
    0304 Using The Articles Panel
    0305 Controlling Vertical Spacing
    0306 Inserting Inline Graphics
    0307 Determining The Viewer Application
04. Page Breaks And Table of Contents
    0401 Intro To Page Breaks And Table of Contents
    0402 Creating A Cover Page
    0403 Generating A Table Of Contents
    0404 Breaking Pages On The TOC
    0405 Creating Breaks With Additional Styles
    0406 Creating A TOC With The Books Panel
05. Optimizing ePub Images
    0501 Intro to ePub Images
    0502 The Coffee Table E-Book
    0503 Creating A Non-Master Master Page
    0504 Adding Images And Page Breaks
    0505 Adding Alternate Text To An Image
    0506 Directly Editing An ePub Document
    0507 Controlling Image Placement
    0508 Image Optimization
    0509 Adding A Separate Cover Page
06. Exporting And Proofing An ePub
    0601 Intro To Exporting Options
    0602 Export General Options
    0603 Export Image Options
    0604 Export Advanced Options
    0605 Proofing The ePub
    0606 Using iTunes And Dropbox
07. Editing The ePub Document Files
    0701 Intro To ePub Doc Files
    0702 Extracting The ePub Documents
    0703 An Overview Of ePub Documents
    0704 Editing The ePub Documents In Dreamweaver
    0705 Modifying The ePub Table Of Contents
    0706 Adding A Guide Section To The ePub
08. Tying Up Loose Ends
    0801 Tying Up Loose Ends
    0802 Building The Project
    0803 Modifying The Table Of Contents
    0804 Generating External Links
    0805 Working With Alternate ePub Formats
    0806 Using The Kindle InDesign Plug-In
    0807 Validating The ePub Document
09. Publishing Considerations
    0901 Intro To Publishing Considerations
    0902 Obtaining An ISBN
    0903 Publishing Electronically
    0904 Working With An Aggregator
    0905 Final Thoughts 


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