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ePub Creation with Adobe InDesign CC 1 Day - Manchester

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InDesign Logo and ePub course participants

Find out how to get your documents onto Kindles, iPads, and other devices as you join us to learn about the ePub digital-publishing format. Pick up some great tips and get ready to appeal to a wider digital audience.

We 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.

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Price: £295.00 ex VAT
Version: Adobe InDesign CC
Level: Introduction
Duration: 1 Day (10am - 5pm)
Location: Central Manchester
Computer: Windows & Mac
Next Dates: 14 Sep
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InDesign Conversion to ePub 1 Day Overview

InDesign Logo and ePub course participants

This 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.

 

InDesign Conversion to ePub 1 Day

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

Next available Manchester course dates

  • 14 Sep
  • 09 Nov
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Kate Hardie, Culham Studio, ePub - 1 Day Introduction

InDesign Conversion to ePub 1 Day 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

InDesign Conversion to ePub 1 Day

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

Next available Manchester course dates

  • 14 Sep
  • 09 Nov
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Kate Hardie, Culham Studio, ePub - 1 Day Introduction

What's Included

The following are provided for your best experience on this course:

  • All computers for your use with choice of Windows or Mac systems
  • Small class size (limited to a maximum of 4-8 attendees on all sessions)
  • Quality reference manual for post course reference to take away with you
  • 6 months post course support to assist you where needed
  • Official Adobe Authorised Certificate for your successful completion of the course
  • Lunch To give you the most flexible options for lunch we provide lunch vouchers which can be redeemed locally at a number of popular eateries including Pret A Manger, EAT, Starbucks, Tesco, Sainsburys, Boots and Greggs
  • Refreshments to keep you on top form are available for you throughout the course with a full range of teas, coffees and biscuits
  • Pads and pens

Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.

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Further details on benefits included with this Adobe InDesign CC course:

We are an Adobe Authorised Training Centre and our trainers are Adobe Certified Instructors with years of experience teaching InDesign. Get the layout skills you need with our experienced InDesign professionals.

Included with our InDesign courses is the Brilliant InDesign book provided for free to use as a post course reference resource. This is a full 300+ page manual to supplement the content covered during the course.

Included with your course booking for all delegates on this course is 6 months free support so if you run into problems or need assistance relating to anything covered during your course we would be happy to assist you during this time.

After your Adobe class with XChange Training you will receive our official Adobe Authorised Training Certificate as a record of your successful completion of the Adobe Certified InDesign course.

Delegates attending scheduled or bespoke courses at our training centres will receive lunch and plentiful refreshments including tea, coffee and hot chocolate for each day of the course.

InDesign Conversion to ePub 1 Day

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

Next available Manchester course dates

  • 14 Sep
  • 09 Nov
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Kate Hardie, Culham Studio, ePub - 1 Day Introduction

Training Location

This course is provided at the XChange Training Manchester training centre based at:

Piccadilly House
49 Piccadilly
Manchester
M1 2AP


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Piccadilly House is located in the heart of 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).

Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.

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InDesign Conversion to ePub 1 Day

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InDesign Conversion to ePub 1 Day

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

Next available Manchester course dates

  • 14 Sep
  • 09 Nov
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Kate Hardie, Culham Studio, ePub - 1 Day Introduction

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Our bespoke course options for ePub training are shown below:


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InDesign Conversion to ePub 1 Day

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

Next available Manchester course dates

  • 14 Sep
  • 09 Nov
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Thanks for an informative day!

Kate Hardie, Culham Studio, ePub - 1 Day Introduction

Testimonials

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

An excellent day which achieved my objectives.

Michael Laurie, Arat Consulting, Lightroom - 1 Day Introduction

Good fun, informative and knowledgeable. Would recommend

Dylan Savage, Kingston University, Premiere Pro 101 - 3 Day Introduction

Great experience. Thanks for giving me a good grounding into Cinema 4D over a short period.

Paul Dunkley, Maxon Cinema 4D - 2 Day Introduction

Very helpful course with all the basics covered. I feel confident that I can complete and build and produce quality courses relatively pain free!

Sian Murphy, Riverside Housing, Storyline - 2 Day Introduction

Excellent training course and facilities - practical and easy to understand with knowledgeable and helpful Instructor.

Neil Cleary, IMP Planning Ltd, SketchUp - 1 Day Introduction

It was brilliant. I feel like I have learnt so much in 2 days. Our trainer was fantastic and I would love to come back and learn more.

Alex East, ISG, Adobe InDesign - Two Day Introduction

Very good trainer - easy going approach worked well - plus free reference guide to take away also a bonus. Would definitely recommend XChange Training

Peter Beatty, Arts Council England

The instructor was very knowledgeable and patient and went at just the right learning speed for my level. One to one tutorial has been very beneficial for my learning of HTML and CSS and a great introduction.

Dawn Irons, Imago Group plc, HTML and CSS - 2 Day Introduction

InDesign Conversion to ePub 1 Day

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

Next available Manchester course dates

  • 14 Sep
  • 09 Nov
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Thanks for an informative day!

Kate Hardie, Culham Studio, ePub - 1 Day Introduction

InDesign Conversion to ePub 1 Day

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

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  • 09 Nov
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