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.
InDesign’s Export to EPUB features are a huge step toward generating EPUB files without needing to hand write all of your code. Its ability to generate a CSS stylesheet from your InDesign styles is one of the major advantages, but…Continue Reading →
Editor’s Note: This is the first part of a series explaining how to generate an EPUB from InDesign. It’s meant for beginner InDesign/EPUB users, but other levels might learn something new as well. There comes a time in every print designer’s…Continue Reading →
Great news for ePub creators who use InDesign to create their ePub files. At Anne-Marie’s and other Adobe InDesign forum member’s request, forum admin Bob Levine has just set up an InDesign subforum dedicated to ePub discussions! Visit the InDesign –…Continue Reading →