Today’s #eprdctn hour featured Diane Burns, Kris Vetter, and Laura Brady talking about two approaches to creating animation. Diane explained using InDesign CC, while Kris focused on CSS3 animations. Both had great insight and information. https://storify.com/KevinBNGO/animation-in-ebooks-indesign-and-css3-approaches#publicize Be sure to scroll to…Continue Reading →
Adobe has jut rolled out the Creative Cloud 2015 updates. Before I go any further, I want to remind anyone who hasn’t upgraded yet to make sure you read this first: http://indesignsecrets.com/avoiding-problems-installing-indesign-cc-2015.php If you speed through the update you’ll wipe…Continue Reading →
The entire 2015 Adobe Creative Cloud suite has been released. Some new features: Paragraph Shading Images in table cells Publish Online (Tech Preview, English Only) CC Libraries enhancements – Support for Para and Char styles – Linked Assets : Images,…Continue Reading →
Earlier this week, @snew_pleop asked the #eprdctn thread why fonts were not appearing as expected in iBooks. I wrote back, suggesting he check that the following is in the content.opf: <meta property=”ibooks:specified-fonts”>true</meta> I also mentioned that InDesign doesn’t write that line into…Continue Reading →
InDesign was updated in early October of this year and along with it came a slew of new EPUB features. And while the biggest update announced was the new Fixed Layout Interactivity, we’ll focus on just the myriad of small…Continue Reading →
I worked on a large conversion project recently, creating EPUB files out of almost 200 RTF files. I needed to move them out very quickly so I invested a little time in figure out the most efficient means to a…Continue Reading →
When faced with ridiculous deadlines and last-minute, messy copy from editors, designers may resort to bad InDesign habits. Here are some basic InDesign best practices that are especially important to follow when the file will be exported to epub. While there…Continue Reading →
You’ve made a perfect InDesign file. Your paragraph and character styles are perfectly described. Now it’s time to turn it into an EPUB file. One Little Problem: See those style names? Those aren’t going to convert too well to HTML…Continue Reading →
Today, Adobe releases a significant update to InDesign. One of the new features is a fixed-layout EPUB export option. This much anticipated feature is set to have a big impact on this ebook niche market.
If you spend a lot of time double-clicking Paragraph Styles and looking at this page you’ll find this tip quite helpful.