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Adobe InDesign CC : Creating ePubs

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One Day Course

Classroom Based


This Adobe authorised course will give you the skills required to produce professional eBooks from your existing Adobe InDesign documents that work beautifully on iPad, Kindle, Sony Reader, Nook and many other devices.

You should have attended the Introduction to Adobe InDesign course at Media Training or have an equivalent working knowledge of InDesign. Please note, you will need to be using Adobe InDesign CS6 or later to create ePubs with Adobe InDesign.

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One to one tuition or a private group with just your colleagues. Your choice of duration, content and location. We can train at one of our centres or onsite with you wherever you are located.

We offer a free consultation service to help work out every detail and build the perfect course for you.

From £499 + VAT per day

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Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Overview of the ePub format
    • The differences between ePub, Mobi, Kindle format and PDF formats

    Best practice guidelines
    • Configuring continuous text frames
    • Applying paragraph and character styles
    • Replacing automated TOCs with cross-reference TOCs
    • Creating links
    • Creating a cover
    • Embedding metadata
    • Managing CSS styles
    • Managing bullet and numbered lists
    • Embedding fonts

    Creating ePub structure
    • Creating a cover page
    • Using page layout for structure
    • XML for structure
    • The Article panel
    • Creating H1 and H2 tags
    • Controlling image positions
  • Long document features
    • Creating a book panel
    • Adding documents
    • Setting up chapter numbering
    • Cross references
    • Adding footnotes
    • Creating a Table of Contents
    • Automatic Index generation in CC
    • Synchronising books

    Incorporating images and video
    • Compatible image formats
    • Evaluating colour spaces and resolution
    • Anchoring images
    • Adding video to your eBook

    Exporting to the ePub 3 format
    • Evaluating an ePub in iBook Reader
    • Fixed layout ePubs

    Exporting to Kindle format
    • Evaluating your Kindle document

    Editing the HTML and CSS
    • Schema of an ePub document
    • Examining XHTML and CSS
    • Validation

    Questions and answers
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Our trainers bring their years of industry experience into the classroom. You'll leave confident and prepared.

The smallest class size in the industry. More one on one time with the trainer and a less intimidating group size.

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We provide a lovely onsite lunch so you can relax. We can cater for any dietary requirement with no fuss.

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  Client Ratings

Attendees surveyed20568
  Trainer Knowledge9.8 / 10
  Trainer Materials9.6 / 10
  Trainer Preparation9.8 / 10
  Overall Trainer Score9.7 / 10
  Centre Lunch9.6 / 10
  Centre Staff9.9 / 10
  Overall Centre Score9.7 / 10
  Overall Experience9.6 / 10
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  Recent Feedback

"personalising the course specifically to my needs. excellent "

"Good facilities and course. Everything from the welcome at the top of the stairs, tuition, lunch and support."

"answering individual questions - going at the right pace for everyone"

"Really friendly team and really helpful tutor."

"The examples of EPUBs and materials to take away"

"Adapting to my individual needs on the day, skipping the bits I knew, and willingness to experiment when neither of us knew the answer. Felt very collaborative, rather than just being taught."

"As good as ever - 20 years user of your services!"

"Very organised, made you feel welcome. Trainers are very friendly and happy to answer every question. "

"nice environment and a lovely lunch"

"I thought everything was good, I was lucky because I was the only one in the class so it was really well tailored to exactly what I needed to learn. And the lunch was excellent. "

"Was very tailored to what we needed! Couldn't fault "

"Very concise and informative, learnt everything we needed to know."