Join William Everhart for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with Microsoft Word, part of Learning Digital Publishing (2012).
Microsoft Word is renowned for its word processing capabilities.…It is a mainstay in the business world for creating everything from memos and…simple flyers, to business reports and forms.…Unfortunately, it has limited interactive features and no direct export for…EPUB or an eBook app.…Digital Publishing was not at the top of the list of features for this otherwise…powerful publishing tool.…So how did it get included in this title?…I included it simply because of the sheer quantity of content being created…using Microsoft Word.…
If PDF is your publication choice, newer versions of Word have a Save As PDF feature.…You can simply go to the File menu, choose Save As then under the Format…dropdown, choose PDF.…If however you're using an older version, this is not an option.…There are many plugins and third- party software options that will convert…your documents to PDF.…One such option is Adobe's Acrobat Pro.…
With it, you get a set of plug-ins for Microsoft Word to make short work of creating PDFs.…
- Is print dead?
- Understanding digital publishing terminology
- Comparing an EPUB to a fixed-layout EPUB
- Publishing with PDFs
- Understanding the benefits and shortcomings of ebook apps
- Working with InDesign, Word, and iBooks Author
- Understanding distribution options
- Selecting a publishing format
Skill Level Appropriate for all
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Creating a Fixed-Layout EPUBwith Anne-Marie Concepción3h 18m Intermediate
InDesign CS6: Interactive Documentswith Mike Rankin5h 11m Intermediate
InDesign CS6: EPUB Kindle and iPadwith Anne-Marie Concepción7h 33m Intermediate
1. What Is Digital Publishing?
2. EPUB Explained
3. Fixed-Layout EPUB Explained
What is a fixed-layout EPUB?1m 22s
4. PDF Explained
5. ebook Apps
6. Digital Publishing Software
7. Digital Distribution
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