Archive for January, 2010

New eBooks resource for InDesign

The new eBooks Authoring page on provide detailed how-to guides and video tutorials on creating eBooks with InDesign.

InDesign is an excellent way to author eBooks compatible with a variety of devices — from PCs and smartphones to dedicated eReading devices like the Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble nook, and Sony Reader. Take a look at these how-to guides and video tutorials to learn how to create eBooks in InDesign and output them for viewing across screen types. Again, here’s the eBook authoring link.

In addition, InDesign Magazine made available part 1 of Gabriel Powell’s excellent article on using InDesign to create eBooks.

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How-to Guides: Producing EPUB eBooks from InDesign

Adobe recently published three how-to guides that teach you how to produce EPUB eBooks from InDesign. They are very informative and go into great depth. The first white paper provides detailed instructions for setting up an eBook document in InDesign and exporting it to an EPUB file. The second white paper answers common questions about exporting EPUB files from InDesign. And the third white paper teaches you how to prepare images for optimum display on a variety of eBook readers. If you’re serious about eBook publishing, you definitely want to download these white papers. You can download them from

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