InDesign CS5 to EPUB, Kindle, and iPad

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InDesign CS5 to EPUB, Kindle, and iPad

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Shows publishers and designers how to use the software they already use to create print books and apply it to the emerging ebook market.In InDesign CS5 to EPUB, Kindle, and iPad, author Anne-Marie ConcepciĆ³n shows publishers and designers how to use the software they already use to create print books and apply it to the emerging ebook market. The course shows how to prepare existing InDesign files for optimal EPUB and Kindle conversion, as well as how to design new projects for a dual print/ebook output, and apply professional text formatting, add links, and include search engine-friendly metadata. Instructions are also included for validating EPUB and Kindle files and setting up accounts at…

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Shows publishers and designers how to use the software they already use to create print books and apply it to the emerging ebook market.In InDesign CS5 to EPUB, Kindle, and iPad, author Anne-Marie ConcepciĆ³n shows publishers and designers how to use the software they already use to create print books and apply it to the emerging ebook market. The course shows how to prepare existing InDesign files for optimal EPUB and Kindle conversion, as well as how to design new projects for a dual print/ebook output, and apply professional text formatting, add links, and include search engine-friendly metadata. Instructions are also included for validating EPUB and Kindle files and setting up accounts at the major ebook distribution channels, including the Apple iBookstore, as well as selling ebooks directly to readers. Exercise files accompany the course. Topics include: Understanding ebooks and ebook publishing Examining the EPUB format Creating linked navigational TOCs Formatting with paragraph, character, and object styles Optimizing graphics for the EPUB and Kindle formats Streamlining production with free InDesign scripts and plug-ins Creating drop caps, pull quotes, and text wraps in the EPUB Reviewing best practices for book cover images Using cross-platform EPUB editors and utilities Validating EPUBs Proofing ebooks in iBooks, the Kindle, and the B&N Nook Acquiring an ISBN for ebooks Distributing ebooks with resellers and aggregators

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