Join Gabriel Powell for an in-depth discussion in this video Exporting bulleted lists, part of Creating Ebooks with InDesign CS4 or CS5.
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In this lesson, I'm going to walk you through the process of exporting properly …formatted bulleted lists from InDesign to an EPUB file. …InDesign offers two ways to create bulleted lists. …You can create them manually, or you can create them automatically using …InDesign's Bullets and Numbering feature. I'm going to demonstrate both methods, …and then I'll show you how InDesign exports each type of list to an EPUB file. …To manually set up a bulleted list, you first need to insert a Bullet character, …followed by a Tab character and then the text.…
And then, in order to create the hanging indent, which properly aligns the text …along the left side, we need to use a combination of two settings. …You first need to apply a left indent value. …I'm using a value of 12 points. That pushes all the text to the right. …And then, in order to bring just the first line of text in each paragraph back …to touch the left edge of the text frame, I applied a negative 12 point value for …the first line left indent. To automatically create a bulleted list, …
- 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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