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Epub allows you to Create responsive documents Design and build eBooks Easily publish on multiple reader platforms Incoporate high levels of security

ePub Creation with InDesign 1 Day

Key Course Details:

Level:

Introduction

Duration:

1 Day (10am-5pm)

Price:

From £495 + VAT

Dates:

Dates to suit you

Find out how to get your documents onto Kindles, iPads, and other devices with this bespoke course. Learn about the ePub digital-publishing format and pick up some great tips as you prepare to appeal to a wider digital audience.

This course can be based around our base outline or part/fully customised according to your level & requirements. Our bespoke ePub training is offered either Online, Onsite at your offices or at one of the XChange centres in London, Manchester and Glasgow.

Find out how to get your documents onto Kindles, iPads, and other devices with this bespoke course. Learn about the ePub digital-publishing format and pick up some great tips as you prepare to appeal to a wider digital audience.

This course can be based around our base outline or part/fully customised according to your level & requirements. Our bespoke ePub training is offered either Online, Onsite at your offices or at one of the XChange centres in London, Manchester and Glasgow.

  • ePub Creation with InDesign 1 Day

    Course Details

    This bespoke course will help you learn about the ePub specification, including how to examine and put together an ePub package of your own. We will show you how to apply consistent styling to text, create an eye-catching front cover, and publish the final product ready for anyone with a tablet or eReader to read.

    The 1-day Introduction course will enhance your existing knowledge of Adobe InDesign CC by focusing on ePub, which is the digital-publishing format used to produce content for a wide variety of eReaders such as Kindle, iPad, iPhone, Sony Reader, Nook, and many more. We will show you how to take your existing layouts and publish them for these devices. With our help, you will learn how InDesign makes the publishing process straightforward, even if you have never used ePub before.

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

    • Understand the ePub specification
    • Explore an ePub package
    • Examine XHTML and CSS
    • Control section breaks and image behaviour
    • Apply paragraph and character styles
    • Produce a front cover
    • Use the Articles panel
    • Convert to .mobi (Kindle) and other formats

    Our goal is to help you understand and implement the techniques necessary to convert your existing and new layouts to ePub format.

    Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites:

    This course is intended for graphic designers, creative professionals, print professionals, publishers, pre-press professionals, and marketing communications professionals.

    You will need basic experience in using InDesign. Ideally, you will have taken our Adobe InDesign CC Introduction 2 Day course.

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  • Full Course Outline

    The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

    ePub Overview
    • Examining the ePub specification (3.0)
    • Examples of existing ePub documents
    • Software and hardware solutions
    • What works and what doesn't
    Exploring an ePub package
    • How to open the package (Mac and PC)
    • Structure of content
    • XHTML pages
    • CSS definitions
    • Software in the marketplace
    Document flow
    • Understanding document flow
    • Ways to overcome document flow issues
    • Creating a front cover – options available
    • Anchoring content inside the document flow
    • Options for document and article flow
    Producing design content
    • Grouping elements
    • Adding elements to articles panel
    • Keeping content together
    Adding text styles
    • Overview of paragraph styles
    • Overview of character styles
    • Using Find/Change to overcome widowed styles
    Images
    • Defining measurements
    • Examine suggested image sizes
    • Full page images
    • Controlling behaviour of images
    Preflight check
    • Using Live Preflight
    • Creating a custom profile
    • Exporting your profile
    • Importing a profile
    Creating a Table of Contents (TOC)
    • Defining document structure
    • Creating a TOC style
    • Generating a TOC
    • Updating a TOCFonts
    • Issues surrounding fonts
    • Embedded or defaulting
    • Export options for fonts
    Creating a book
    • Adding documents into a book
    • Rearranging document order
    • Synchronise styles
    • Controlling chapter layout order
    Export to ePub
    • Document Metadata
    • Cover
    • Ordering
    • Formatting options
    • Image preservation (and overrides)
    • Control control
    • CSS options
    • Viewing options
    • Display in Adobe Digital Editions (ADE)
    Cracking open the ePub
    • Options for Windows
    • Options for Mac
    • Expand and compress (.zip)
    Options for fine tuning
    • Opening ePub XHTML files
    • Opening ePub CSS files
    • Making edits
    Validation and cleanup
    • Validating your ePub
    • Convert to .mobi for Kindle
    • Distribute
  • Training Location Options

    Online ↓ London ↓ Manchester ↓ Glasgow ↓ Onsite ↓

    This course is offered for your convenience at one of our bespoke training centres in London, Manchester and Glasgow, Remote Online, or Onsite at your offices anywhere in the UK. Just let us know what would work best for you or your team.

    Remote Online

    Delivered Online to your location

    Live online training offers an extremely flexible and convenient way of covering the same content as our bespoke classroom based courses. You will receive professional, certified design training from one of our experienced instructors direct to your screen, offering the perfect solution for those wishing to learn without having to travel.

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    Remote Online Training Courses

    Central London

    5 St John’s Lane, Clerkenwell, EC1M 4BH

    St John’s Lane is located in the heart of Clerkenwell close to the junction of Farringdon and Clerkenwell Road. Farringdon tube & train station is just a few minutes away and the training centre can also be accessed from Chancery Lane and Barbican tubes in about 10 minutes. There is also easy direct access by bus from Waterloo (243) and West End (55) with nearby stops.

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    London Training Centre

    Central Manchester

    Piccadilly House, 49 Piccadilly, M1 2AP

    Piccadilly House is located in central Manchester directly next to the Piccadilly Gardens transport interchange with excellent bus and tram connections and is easily accessed from Piccadilly train Station (5 mins). Victoria station is also close by (around 10 mins).

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    Manchester Training Centre

    Central Glasgow

    Centrum Business Centre, 38 Queen Street, G1 3DX

    The Queen Street training centre is located in central Glasgow within easy walking distance of the 3 local train options of Central Station, Queen Street and Argyle Street offering excellent transport connections.

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    Glasgow Training Centre

    Onsite

    Onsite at your Offices/Premises

    If you have the required set up and would prefer to have the training at your location we will be able to deliver the same session onsite at your premises as in our training centres. This will provide you with the same tailored training but without the need to travel and less disruption to you or your teams work schedule.

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    Onsite Training
  • Related Courses

    Below are related bespoke courses for alternative tailored training options.


    Bespoke ePub Training Courses

  • Client Reviews

    ''Thanks for an informative day!''

    Kate Hardie, Culham Studio, ePub - 1 Day Introduction

    ''Overall the course was very informative and covered a lot of the information I was after.''

    Deborah Durojaiye, Macmillan, ePub - 1 Day Introduction

    ''Thoroughly enjoyed each course I've completed with XChange and found the training style to be brilliant and conducive to learning.''

    Paul Fisher, BAE Systems, Photoshop - 2 Day Advanced

    ''Really interesting and stimulating stuff, clearly taught and explained.''

    David Parish, STI Line, Maxon Cinema 4D - 2 Day Introduction

    ''Very good course. I have expanded my knowledge of how to create artwork and enjoyed learning new skills.''

    Stuart Heywood, Central Catering Services, Illustrator - 2 Day Introduction

    ''Very good content and the trainer was very enthusiastic.''

    Bruce James, City & Guilds, Microsoft Project - 1 Day Intermediate

    ''Very informative and easy to follow. Found it a relaxed and easy-going environment.''

    Natalie McKenzie, University of Derby, Colour Management Introduction

    ''Very informative course and thank you to the tutor for her clear and concise training day. She was very thorough in covering the points we needed to be trained up on.''

    Chris Cann, Perivan, Microsoft Word - 1 Day Intermediate

    ''An excellent tutor and very approachable.''

    Rachel Burns, Paragon Group , Flash - 2 Day Introduction

    ''Really useful content presented in an understandable yet comprehensive manner. Covered a lot without being overwhelming. Fantastic and very helpful training and great tips on shortcuts too!''

    Carley Willis, UKTI, InDesign - 2 Day Introduction

Frequently Asked Questions:

What dates are available for this course?

As a bespoke course the date arrangement is based around your requirements and availability in our schedule. With your guide of when you are looking for the training we will advise suitable date options ahead of finalising the planned date(s).

Can the content be tailored to my requirements?

Yes we are flexible about tailoring content and can adapt to be fully based on your requirements, a mixture of content from different levels of our base courses or a base outline with some additional focus areas.

Can this course be delivered live online?

Yes we can provide the same bespoke course as a live online session connecting to you or your group with either Zoom or Microsoft Teams if preferred.

What is the cost to deliver the course onsite?

We are equally able to deliver our bespoke training onsite at your premises and the cost to deliver this is the same structure as classroom with the addition of basic expenses depending on your location. Onsite courses in and around London, Manchester and Glasgow are usually without additional costs.

Can the course include my work samples?

It is often possible to review and include consideration towards sample files however the main course content is usually structured around prepared examples which are best suited to the planned content and structure of teaching the required skills in the best format.