Join Gabriel Powell for an in-depth discussion in this video Embedding fonts, part of Creating Ebooks with InDesign CS4 or CS5.
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InDesign has a handy feature that allows you to imbed fonts into an ePub file. …By embedding the fonts you've used in the layout, you can be sure that the text in …your ebook is displayed in the same font. In this lesson, I'm going to show you how …to embed fonts into an ePub file, using InDesign CS5. …The first thing that you need to do, is consistently apply paragraph styles and …character styles to all the text in your document, because InDesign will only …embed the fonts that are defined within a style.…
In addition, the styles must be applied to some text in your document. …If you haven't applied one of the styles, the font that it uses won't get embedded …into the EPUB file. In this document, I've already …consistently applied paragraph styles to all the text. …I've also applied a couple of character styles. …I've applied Italic to this word here, Bold to this word, and then Bold Italic …to this word here. I'd also like to point out that my …paragraph styles, are only using open type fonts.…
- 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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