Join Gabriel Powell for an in-depth discussion in this video Using a book file to create chapter breaks, part of Creating Ebooks with InDesign CS4 or CS5.
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In this lesson, you'll learn how to set up an InDesign Book file in order to …create chapter breaks in an eBook. And this is important because an eBook …with logical chapter breaks, helps to create a good reading experience. …The eBook that we're looking at now contains proper chapter breaks. …The content for section one ends before it reaches the bottom of the page, which …leave some white space at the bottom, and chapter one starts at the top of the next page. …Now let's take a look at this same eBook, only without proper chapter breaks.…
And as you can see, all the content flows together in one continuous stream, …creating a poor reading experience. So, now let me show you how to create …chapter breaks in an EPUB file. Keep in mind that the method I’m about to …show you, works with both InDesign CS4 and InDesign CS5. …I’ll go ahead and open my InDesign document. …When I initially laid out this book, I set it all up within a single InDesign document. …So, if I export the file as it is, the chapter breaks will not be maintained in …
- 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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