Adobe InDesign Training - ePubs

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 2 days

Cost: £375

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Overview of the course
Since the e-reading devices are revolutionising the publishing world, it is crucial that you understand the key concepts behind how it all works. For a designer who wants to be at the top of the game, it’s very important to learn how to design for e-Pub as well as print in order to keep pace with this revolution. In this course, you will learn how to adapt your designs for handheld tablet devices and desktop software so that they retain their original character.

Money-Back Guarantee
If you are not truly satisfied with your Adobe InDesign training, neither are we. Let us know on the first day and we will make it right. Otherwise, we will refund 100% of your money. 

Lifetime Support
Once you have completed your InDesign course, you will have access to our email and telephone support for a lifetime. You can contact us for any questions or technical issues, related to what you’ve learned on your training course.

24-Month Free Class Retake
If you want to come back and attend this InDesign course again to refresh your skills, you have 24 months to do so. The retake is free of charge.

This course is for…

Those who want to take their already existing InDesign knowledge and extend it to cover how it integrates with tablets and other mobile devices such as Kindle and iPad.

Prerequisites

In order to attend this course, you need to have a basic understanding of how InDesign works. Ideally, you should have attended our InDesign Beginner and Intermediate courses or have equivalent knowledge of the software.

About the application

Adobe InDesign is the industry standard software that the experts use to create books, newspapers, magazines, brochures, posters, flyers and publications for both print and digital distribution. InDesign gives you precise control over typography, page layout and interactivity. In the recent years, this application has become the key tool in the arsenal of any designer, who is willing to create spectacular publications.

Introduction to DPS
  • DPS features
  • Options for subscriptions
  • Different platforms
  • Identifying DPS publications
  • Requirements for publishing to tablet devices
DPS Setup
  • Output platforms
  • Publication planning
  • Document configuration
  • Design considerations
Best Practices for ePub Creation
  • Configuring continuous text frames
  • Applying paragraph and character styles
  • Search and Replace
  • Replacing automated TOCs
  • Cross-reference TOCs
  • Creating links
  • Borders and backgrounds
  • Creating a cover
  • Embedding fonts and metadata
  • Managing CSS Styles
Folio Builder
  • Folio Builder log-on
  • Folio creation
  • Adding articles
  • Publication naming
  • Cover artwork
  • Folio sharing
 
 
DPS Panels
  • Overlay creator
  • Hyperlinks
  • Creating slideshows
  • Panoramas
  • Sequence of images
  • Adding web content (HTML, Twitter, Facebook)
  • Video and Audio
Images and Multimedia ePubs
  • Compatible image formats
  • Anchoring images
Long Documents
  • Book Panel
  • Adding documents
  • Setting up chapter numbering
  • Cross-references
  • Footnotes
  • Creating a TOC
  • Creating an index
  • Synchronising books
Previewing the Document
  • On a tablet
  • Previewing locally
  • Tweaking the document
  • Preview considerations
Publishing
  • Folio producer
  • Managing the publication
  • Submitting publication

 

Group Bookings

If you make a booking for three or more people to the same course, you can claim an additional 15% discount for each student from the original price of this course.

Education and Non-profit Organisations

If you are working for a non-profit organisation or an educational establishment, you can claim an additional 15% discount on all our courses.

Training Credits

Our Training Credits Scheme is the most cost-effective way to train your entire team. With this scheme, you buy training days up front and use them over one year. To see full details, visit our Training Credits Page.

Early Bird

If you book this course at least three months in advance, you can claim 15% discount from the original price.

Students and Freelancers

We know how difficult it can be to try and self-fund a course – that’s why we introduced a 15% discount to all university students and those who work as freelancers.