The benefits and shortcomings of a fixed-layout EPUB


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The benefits and shortcomings of a fixed-layout EPUB

Now that you know what a fixed-layout EPUB is, let's talk about the advantages and disadvantages of choosing this format of Digital Book. You get a control over your layout, including your image and graphic positioning, your text wrapping and line breaks, the fonts that you use, and the text size. The text itself is also accessible, so it can be selected, copied, searched, and bookmarked. The images, well they can be a full- page image or they can span two pages.

Your table of contents in a fixed- layout EPUB is different as well. Instead of just a list of text, the table of contents includes page thumbnails. These page thumbnails are also seen at the bottom of your screen as you're thumbing through the fixed-layout EPUB. The table of contents page thumbnails are also automatically generated, so you don't have to create them yourself. Fixed-layout EPUBs are still the EPUBs and so they can be sold in the Apple iBookstore.

Now let's talk about where these fixed-layout EPUBs fal...

The benefits and shortcomings of a fixed-layout EPUB
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The benefits and shortcomings of a fixed-layout EPUB provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by William Everhart as part of the Digital Publishing Fundamentals

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