Live #AskAdobeCare Twitterchat with Pariah Burke – Fixed-Layout EPUB eBook creation in InDesign CC 2015

Chat live on Twitter with epublishing expert Pariah Burke, author of best-selling books and videos on epublishing with InDesign, about the most exciting, interactive, and visually rich type of ebook–fixed-layout–and how anyone from enterprise to professional, small press to self-publisher, can use InDesign CC 2015 to publish amazing ebooks filled with imagery, animation, video, audio,…

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ePublishing with InDesign, 2015 Edition

Create, Deploy, and Manage Digital Publications of All Kinds For publishers, designers, authors, and self-publishers. This book walks you through the entire process of building a professional, for-profit digital publishing workflow: planning, adding multimedia and interactivity, and publishing using InDesign. In no time, you’ll be creating ebooks, media-rich ebooks, emagazines, ecatalogs, tablet digital magazines, and…

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Fill InDesign’s Fixed-Layout EPUB Gaps with CircularFLO

InDesign is the world’s greatest layout application, but to be the world’s greatest ebook creation platform—especially for fixed-layout ebooks—it needs the help of CircularFLO. With CircularFLO, the options for creating fixed-layout ebooks for all genres and ebookstores are wide open. Keep reading Fill InDesign’s Fixed-Layout EPUB Gaps with CircularFLO on Pariah Burke Publishing & Design…

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InDesign CC EPUB Building on the Fundamentals

In this course you will go beyond creating text-only EPUBs. Pariah Burke will start off by helping you convert print book layouts to ebook, specifying story and imagery order through different means. Next you will learn how to format and include cover images, illustrations, native InDesign vector objects, and more, and how to control their…

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The Business of ePublishing 2015

The Business of ePublishing 2015 explains in thorough detail what professional publishers, designers, and traditional, independent, and hybrid authors need to know about the world and business of digital publishing today and tomorrow. It goes beyond the rhetoric and paranoid proclamations rampant in social media, blogs, and news outlets to provide provable, unbiased insight into…

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InDesign CC EPUB Fundamentals

In this course you will go beyond creating text-only EPUBs. Pariah Burke will start off by helping you convert print book layouts to ebook, specifying story and imagery order through different means. Next you will learn how to format and include cover images, illustrations, native InDesign vector objects, and more, and how to control their…

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Text Shadows in Fixed-Layout EPUB

Want text shadows to appear in an EPUB exported from InDesign? You need to know this trick. The post Text Shadows in Fixed-Layout EPUB appeared first on InDesignSecrets…

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PePcon Speaker Dossier: Chad Chelius, the Walking Encyclopedia for EPUBs

In the PePcon Speaker Dossier series we’ll get up close and personal with some of the coolest people on the planet: the print, PDF, and digital publishing gurus who’ll be the speakers at the conference! You’ve read their books, seen their videos, and liked their Facebook posts, now you can get to know them a little more…

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Print + ePublishing Pros: Want to Speak at PePcon?

Here’s a last-minute reminder that you, yes YOU! can join the ranks of the publishing industry’s best and brightest, and submit your speaker proposal for PePcon 2016. But you have to act quickly, the deadline is January 15th. What is PePcon? PePcon: The Print + ePublishing Conference is the “how-to” conference for designers, publishers, and creative…

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Free lynda.com Videos: EPUB Typography

At first glance, the topic of EPUB typography might seem to be the InDesign equivalent of herding cats. After all, when it comes to reflowable EPUBs, rendering varies form device to device, and users can change the fonts, size of the text, etc. But there are steps you can follow when producing ebooks that will make for better…

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What’s the Difference Between EPUB, DPS, and PDF?

I saw this question on twitter recently: “What is the fundamental difference between EPUB3 and Adobe DPS?” and I realized that I’ve been asked this a lot recently. For example, we had an EPUB track and a DPS track at The InDesign Conference and a lot of people wrote in to ask which one they…

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New lynda.com Course: Creating Fixed Layout EPUBs with InDesign CC

Most InDesign users would love to have a simple, export-once-you’re-done way to turn their layouts into digital publications. Digital pubs that include not just the fonts, colors, and layout (like a PDF), but also any interactive elements (video, buttons, animation) they care to add, and have that miracle file and its buttons and gizmos work, dangit, on…

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Constructing Interactive EPUBs in Adobe InDesign

Did you know InDesign isn’t only for print? In this “Adobe InDesign Quick Tips” tutorial, you’ll learn how to create and export interactive EPUBs (electronic publications) that include slide shows, buttons, hyperlinks, animation, movies, and audio…

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InDesign Magazine Issue 67: Fixed-Layout EPUB

We’re happy to announce that InDesign Magazine Issue 67 (November, 2014) is now available! This month’s theme is “fixed-lyout EPUB,” which is perhaps the most-important new feature in the 2014.1 release of InDesign that came out a couple of weeks ago. But print-lovers will be happy, too, because Claudia McCue returns for an in-depth look at…

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Window Seat: Fixed-Layout EPUB is Ready for Take-Off

Let’s take a little break from the usual fare of tips, tricks, scripts, and shortcuts, to consider a topic that’s probably a bit over your heads—literally (unless you are reading this in an airplane)—human flight. When we fly, we put up with everything from baggage fees to body scanners to get where we need to…

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Why Fixed-Layout EPUB From InDesign is a Big Deal for Designers

by Gerald Schmidt From a very early glimpse (just a table with a few splashes of color) at the start of 2014, to the big unveiling earlier this summer at PePcon and the Creative Cloud launch, the new fixed-layout EPUB export feature has been, for me, the year’s main event in the InDesign world. Selecting Export…

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InDesign to ePUB: Converting Print Books to eBooks

This focused course is for those already working in print publishing and need to incorporate epublishing into the workflow. You will learn not only how to create new ePUB ebooks but also how to convert your existing print publications to ebook, all while using your actual publications and assets rather than some arbitrary “exercise files.”…

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