Publishing to ePub and Kindle with Adobe InDesign

Duration: 1 Day


This one day Adobe certified course will give an overview of the ePub and Kindle formats (not to be confused with Rich Media publications) and look at the best practices for creating ePub and Kindle files using the tools in InDesign


InDesign experience to the level of the Transmedia Advanced InDesign course.

Course includes

A comprehensive set of reference notes covering course topics, follow-up telephone support and, for training on Transmedia premises, lunch and refreshments.

Course outline


  • Overview of the ePub format
  • The differences between ePub, mobi, Kindle Format 8 (KF8), PDFs and a Digital Magazine

Supported Devices

  • Technology overview
  • Devices suited to the ePub format

Best practice guidelines for ePub creation

  • Configuring continuous text frames
  • Applying paragraph and character styles
  • Replacing nested character styles
  • Search and replace
  • Replacing automated TOCs with cross-reference TOCs
  • Creating links
  • Borders and backgrounds
  • Creating a cover
  • Embedding metadata
  • Managing CSS styles
  • Managing bullet and numbered lists
  • Embedding fonts

Images and Multimedia ePubs

  • Compatible image formats
  • Evaluating colour spaces and resolution
  • Anchoring images
  • Adding video to your eBook

InDesign long document features

  • Book panel
  • Adding documents
  • Setting up chapter numbering
  • Cross references
  • Footnotes
  • Creating a Table of Contents
  • Creating an Index
  • Synchronising books

Exporting to the ePub format

  • Important considerations
  • Evaluating an ePub in iBook Reader

Exporting to Kindle format

  • Kindle Format 8 (KF8) vs mobi
  • Evaluating your Kindle document

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Course Dates

London CentralLondon GreenwichBristol

The new course schedule is currently being updated and will be ready shortly. Please phone us on 0208 269 4260 or email us for the latest dates.

All our courses run in London and Bristol, or can be tailored to requirements at your own offices. For alternative dates, please email or call us on 0208 269 4260
All prices are per person and are subject to VAT
15% discount for groups of four delegates.
10% discount for groups of three delegates.
(This offer applies for delegates on the same public scheduled course on the same date.)

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