ePUB – Produce Digital Publications for Web & Mobile Devices Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class

Baltimore, Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., Virtually Online Live & On-Site at Your Location

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Course Information & Why You Should Attend

ThinkB!G Exclusive LogoDuration & Times: 2 Days – 8:30AM-3:00PM ET / 5:30AM-12:00PM PT (30 Minute Complimentary Lunch)

Locations for Training:
In Person at ThinkB!G in Columbia, Maryland near Baltimore, Washington D.C., Virginia region.
Virtually Online Live (VOLT) From Anywhere! Students Join the Same In Person Class Remotely.
Upon Request: Onsite Custom Private Training at Your Location!

Course Description: This InDesign to ePUB, Kindle, and iPad training course, shows publishers, designers, and production staff how to use familiar software to create print books using InDesign for the emerging ebook market. This course will cover the relationship between your InDesign document and the HTML and CSS code generated by the export to ePUB. You will learn to create an ePUB that flows and passes Validation.

Prerequisites: Students are required to be proficient with InDesign. If you are not, please take our InDesign Introduction class prior to taking this class. Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems, using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus and commands. Students must be able to open, save, and close applications and files, as well as navigate to other folders.

Job Roles That Use ePUB:
Graphic Designers
Multimedia Specialists
eBook Producers

Projects That Use ePUB:
Creating Digital Books to distribute to eReading devices such as Nook, Kindle, and iPad
Create and Convert Print Documents to a digital document layout

ePUB Course Outline

1. Envisioning your book
What can you do in an ebook?
Running headers/footers
Page numbers
Fonts and Text size
Spacing, page breaks and orphans
Alignments and Columns
Drop caps and all caps
Non-Latin characters and other symbols
Borders and background colors
Table of contents and index
Links
Audio, Video, and Images

2. Creating your book in InDesign
Creating and saving a Template
The importance of styles

3. Creating a cover
Generating a cover from the first page

4. Placing images and controlling export order
Using inline objects to control expert order
Custom positioned anchored objects
Using articles to control export order

5. Placing and exporting audio and video
Adding audio and video to the document

6.Creating links
Creating hyperlinks
Creating cross references
Creating and formatting footnotes

7. Creating a navigational TOC
Generating a TOC

8. Mapping tags to export
Mapping styles individually
Mapping all styles at once
Mapping lists

9. Exporting to EPUB
Generating a cover
Ordering the contents upon export
Options when exporting images
Image size, alignment and formats
Navigating the contents panel
Looking at the CSS options
Using existing CSS
Export to ePUB
Previewing the ePUB with Adobe Digital Editions

10. Cracking open ePUBs
Editing ePUB files using a text editor

11. Converting to Kindle/Mobile
Creating Kindle friendly ePUBs
Page breaks and spacing
Text wrap
Fonts
Covers
Table of contents
Marking where a book should open
Images

Disclaimer: All course objectives and outlines are used as a guideline and are subject to change to ensure the latest information is covered to support real world use of the technology.

Software Versions: ThinkB!G open enrollment classes are taught on the most current version of software whenever possible. To request a specific version, please Contact Us or call us at 301-362-2250.

What You Get
  • Hands-On Official Authorized Training & Certification
  • Training Delivered from Instructors that are Senior Consultants Certified by Adobe (ACI), Apple (ACT), & Microsoft (MCT)
  • Official Curriculum Print and/or Digital Courseware & Personal Use of Class Recording for Limited Time
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Computer (Apple Mac or Windows PC) with Software & Class Files (In Person Only)
  • Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only)
  • Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only)
  • Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only)
  • Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)
  • Free Parking (In Person Only)
Pricing

Public Enrollment Training

This course is currently not on our Public Enrollment Training Calendar. If you are interested, please click the link below to complete our request form.

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Custom Private Training – Onsite at Your Location, Online Live, or at ThinkB!G

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Dates to Register

We have instructors ready to teach this class, but we do not currently offer it on our Public Enrollment Training Calendar. If you are interested in this class, please fill out the form below and we will contact you shortly about your training options!


Custom Private Training

We offer this course as Custom Private Training or Project Based Training®!

If you have a team of individuals, you can receive bulk discounts by doing your own Private training session & cover your specific learning objectives! We can have the Private Training at ThinkB!G in Columbia, Maryland, Virtually Online Live (Available for Most Courses), or Onsite at Your Location.

What's Included?

  • Custom Outline to include Targeted Topics Based on Your Learning Needs
  • Hands-On Official Authorized Training & Certification
  • Training Delivered from Instructors that are Senior Consultants Certified by Adobe (ACI), Apple (ACT), & Microsoft (MCT)
  • Official Curriculum Print and/or Digital Courseware
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Computer (Apple Mac or Windows PC) with Software & Class Files (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)
  • Free Parking (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)

Submit details and a formal training quote will be sent to you! 

Click to Get a Quote Now!

Policies

Payment Policy for Public Enrollment Classes

Payment and/or Purchase Order is required 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to first date of training class.

 

Payment Policy for Private & Project Based Training® Classes

Payment and/or Purchase Order is required 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to first date of training service.  Pricing provided is firm fixed price based on number of students.  Client is responsible for entire amount regardless of change in number of registrations.

 

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Public Enrollment Classes

  • Classes may be canceled if less than 4 students are registered. We will notify you of cancellations no later than 16 business days prior to class.
  • Canceling/Rescheduling more than 16 business days prior to class: You are eligible for a refund or free reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student for the same class & date.
  • Canceling/Rescheduling less than 16 business days prior to class: No refund. No Reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student for the same class & date.
  • No Shows without contact: No refund. No Reschedule.

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Custom/Private and On-Site Training Classes

  • No penalty if cancellation/reschedule is 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to the first date of class.
  • 50% penalty will be incurred if cancellation/reschedule is less than 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to the first date of class. This fee is to cover instructor expenses, travel, and course materials purchased.

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Individual Students in Custom/Private Training Classes

  • Individual students registered in a private class, who cancel or do not show, are not eligible for a partial refund or reschedule. Please contact your class organizer or manager if you need to cancel.