Join Tony Harmer for an in-depth discussion in this video Why less is more (and why that's a good thing), part of Creating EPUBs from a Word Document.
As my first example here,…I'd like us to consider text size…just for a moment.…So, how's your eyesight?…Really good?…So-so?…No pun intended, but seen better days?…If you've ever seen a typical,…stereotypical grandparent figure,…either somebody you're related to,…or maybe someone in a movie,…peering through a magnifier at a newspaper,…then you'll know that the one-size-fits-all…of a printed publication…presents some of us with a problem.…
Now, of course, reading devices…enable us to change the size so that…it's comfortable for us to read.…And, of course, the more comfortable…you are when reading, then generally speaking…the longer you can sustain that activity.…So, the problem is the more you try…and format your text, then potentially…the more you put obstacles in the way…of your reader being able to make themselves…comfortable with your writing efforts.…And there are other considerations, too,…text size aside.…
So, color, for example.…If I chose to make my headings this sort of…sandy color for whatever reason,…what would happen if I engaged the…
- 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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