In this video, get an explanation of what constitutes the book's front matter.
- [Nigel] So now that our text … and our illustrations are complete, … we can turn our attention to the front matter. … What do we mean by front matter? … In the case of this book, and I'm following convention here, … we will begin with a title page. … After the title page, we will have the copyright page. … On the copyright page I'm also going … to include the colophon, publishing information. … This book has two dedications, … so facing the copyright page we will have the first … of those dedications followed by a blank page, … then the second dedication, followed by another blank page, … and then the first of our content page. … We will be auto-generating the table of contents, … and this is going to run to two pages. … After the contents, we will also auto-generate a list … of illustrations, which again, … will run to two pages. … After the second page of the illustrations, … we will have the half title, … followed by a blank page, … and then we begin the text itself … with chapter one. …
- Setting up an InDesign workspace
- Adjusting the page size and margins
- Placing text
- Applying text styles
- Automating formatting
- Adding footnotes and headers
- Placing images
- Fixing text details
- Creating the front matter
- Creating the cover
- Exporting the final book
Skill Level Intermediate
InDesign CC: Designing a Magazine Layoutwith Nigel French1h 51m Intermediate
EPUB Accessibility Using InDesignwith Laura Brady2h 41m Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Document Setup and Strategy
3. Placing Text
4. Styling the Text
5. Working with Images
6. Finessing Text Composition
7. Creating the Front Matter
8. Creating the Cover
9. Preparing for Print
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