Join Gabriel Powell for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with nested styles and GREP styles, part of Creating Ebooks with InDesign CS4 or CS5.
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Using nested styles and grep styles to format text in a layout can certainly …save you a lot of time. But unfortunately the formatting applied …by this styles isn't retained in the e-pub file when you export it. …So you have to apply actual character styles to all the text thats formatted …with nested styles and grep styles in order to preserve that formatting. …In this lesson, I'm going to show you two ways to speed up the process of applying …character styles to text. That's formatted with either nested …styles or grep styles. Notice that the first paragraph of the …body text begins with an initial cap. And the rest of the first word is set in …small caps. I formatted these characters with nested styles.…
So if I double click the paragraph style that's applied to this paragraph. …And select the Drop Caps and Nested Style category you can see that I have set up …two nested styles in order to automate that formatting. …The I-CAP character style is being applied through the first character 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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