Join Tony Harmer for an in-depth discussion in this video Next steps, part of Creating EPUBs from a Word Document.
That's it, we've gone as far now as we can…with Microsoft Word. You now need to create…the actual E-pub from your HTML file.…That isn't actually too difficult to do, and…it is covered in my "Creating Ebooks…for the Kindle" course here on the Lynda.com…online training library.…Now I'll show you how to do that using free…software such as Sigil or Calibre.…The course does also cover going beyond that to…create Mobe or KF8 files, which are the…required file types for Kindle devices.…
After that, the other topics you may be…interested in would include HTML and CSS.…While there are at the current time no E-pubs…specific HTML and CSS courses, the introductory…courses, and there are several HTML and HTML5 and…CSS would be very useful to you.…Kind of like wanting to tinker around with…your car, knowing a little bit about which…tools to use, and which bits of the engine,…you know you don't have to learn how to build…one, just how to tinker, that's kind of all you…need to be able to do in there, are there are…plenty of course on this library that will get you…
- Avoiding redundant formatting
- Formatting new or existing Word documents
- Adding a book cover
- Understanding how images work in EPUBs
- Adding bookmarks and links
- Converting footnotes and endnotes
- Exporting to HTML on Mac and on Windows
Skill Level Beginner
Creating a Fixed-Layout EPUBwith Anne-Marie Concepción3h 18m Intermediate
Digital Publishing Fundamentalswith William Everhart1h 8m Appropriate for all
1. EPUB Overview
2. Formatting Overview
3. Using Word
4. Images and Media
5. Things to Watch Out for
6. What's Next
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