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  • InDesign ePubs course

    This InDesign ePubs course shows how to use InDesign to create and design ebooks using the InDesign ePubs feature. On the InDesign ePubs course you learn how to create and design documents destined for ereaders such as Kindle. It includes an interactive elements section for those interested in rich media including video and animation. Using ePubs format export upload these to iTunes ready for immediate download or onto hand held digital devices such as the Kindle, iPad & Android devices. The InDesign ePubs course shows you how to plan and prepare documents for ePublication and manage those documents using styles, TOC’s etc and introduces the InDesign Interactive panel to include interactive elements such as video media into the document.


    InDesign ePubs course - Overviews

    InDesign ePublishing Course

    • ePub V PDF
    • Elements of ePub / what is kept/lost
    • Devices


    ePub Document Modification

    • Continuous text frames
    • Paragraph / Character styles
    • Manage footnotes
    • Attach metadata
    • Creating links
    • Borders and backgrounds


    Interactive Elements

    • Animation
    • Bookmarks
    • Buttons
    • Hyperlinks
      • Internal & external linking
      • External files & websites
    • Liquid layouts
      • Fluid page layouts
    • Media
      • Inserting video
      • Applying poster to video
      • Video options
    • Page transistions
      • Page turning effects
      • Page turning options
    • SWF preview
    • Timing

    Managing images for ePub export

    • Anchoring images using cut and paste
    • Anchoring images using anchored object panel
    • Compatible image formats
    • Evaluate colour spaces and resolution
    • Cover Page Options


    Long documents in InDesign

    • Book panel
    • Adding Chapters
    • Numbering and Sections
    • Creating / Editing TOC’s
    • Book syncronisation


    eBook Media

    • Creating /editing video
    • Inserting video into eBooks


    The Export Process

    • Embedding metadata/fonts etc
    • CSS styles
    • Numbered and bulleted list

    What is The ePub Format

    • ePub to alternative eBook formats – iPad, Kindle etc
    • Applications to create eBooks
    • Applications for reading eBooks
    • Applcations used to convert eBooks to other eBook formats
    • eBook formats



    • Learn Calibre (3rd party application – freeware)
    • View & validate ePub in Calibre
    • Convert ePub to Kindle format

    All prices INCLUSIVE of VAT


    • Standard rate for one person: £275.00 inc VAT
    • A second person: £50.00 inc VAT
    • Any additional persons: £40.00 inc VAT


    We are Midlands based so depending on your location in the UK travel expenses may be incurred.  The above price includes 6 months post course support. We like to build rapport with our clients so any post course support would be held directly with the trainer who delivered the course/s. It also includes any and all course materials plus access to our online training tips, tricks & tutorials.



    The InDesign to ePubs course is bought directly to you onsite but if you prefer a training suite can be arranged at a location convenient to you.  The ePubs course is held throughout the Midlands, North West, North East including Oxford, Cambridge, Derby, Sheffield, Leeds, Nottingham, Leicester, Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Oxford, Norwich, Coventry

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