Join Gabriel Powell for an in-depth discussion in this video Controlling formatting with paragraph and character styles, part of Creating Ebooks with InDesign CS4 or CS5.
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In this lesson, you'll learn how to control the formatting of an eBook with …paragraph styles and character styles. Now this is one of the most important …steps in the eBook production workflow. Because the styles that you apply …identify the various text elements in your document, and they're also converted …to CSS styles. And it's the CSS styles that determine …the formatting of your text in an eBook. Now, I've already consistently applied …paragraph and character styles to all the text in this document.…
To this first paragraph, I applied a style called section opener icon, which …centers this anchored graphic and adds a little bit of space below it. …To the chapter title, I applied a style called chapter name, and to this block of …italic text, I applied a style called body text block. …To the rest of the text in the chapter, I applied a style called body text indent, …which adds an indent to the first line of each paragraph. …I also applied a couple of character styles.…
I applied the italic character style, to any words that need to be italic. …
- Exporting an EPUB file from InDesign CS4 or CS5
- What's inside an EPUB file?
- Editing an EPUB file in Mac OS X or Windows
- Laying out pages
- Working with text
- Exporting graphics
- Creating a table of contents or navigation guide
- Inserting metadata
- Creating scalable images
- Validating an EPUB file
Skill Level Intermediate
InDesign CS5 to EPUB, Kindle, and iPadwith Anne-Marie Concepción5h 31m Intermediate
Creating a Fixed-Layout EPUBwith Anne-Marie Concepción3h 18m Intermediate
InDesign CS5: Interactive Documents and Presentationswith James Fritz3h 51m Intermediate
1. Getting Started
What is an ebook?6m 16s
2. The Anatomy of an EPUB File
3. Page Layout
4. Working with Text
5. Exporting Graphics
6. Adding the Final Touches
7. Beyond InDesign: Editing an EPUB File
8. Final Step
Validating an EPUB file8m 16s
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