Training Classes

Advanced eBook Design

Prerequisites: Success in this course depends on students having this knowledge before beginning this class.

Basic knowledge of CSS and HTML would be helpful but are not required.Students should have already taken eBook Creation and Publishing or be able to complete the tasks described in that class description.
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In Tracks:

This course is part of the following workflow-oriented and product- or technology-oriented learning tracks: eBook Design & Production, eLearning & mLearning, eLearning / mLearning / Courseware, ePublishing & Digital Publishing, InDesign

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Pariah is one of the most knowledgeable design professionals I know. His knowledge is only surpassed by his willingness to help others.

— Carl Heinrichs, Microsoft

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What You Will Learn

  • To for­mat ta­bles and list data
  • How to change fonts for some or all of your ebook
  • To em­bed cus­tom fonts for styling be­yond de­fault fonts
  • To cre­ate drop­caps (large ini­tial let­ters at the be­gin­ning of a para­graph)
  • To cen­ter and right-align text
  • To change text col­ors
  • To in­dent, out­dent, and use ver­ti­cal spac­ing
  • Embed video for the eread­ers that sup­port it
  • Test and val­i­date your ebook
  • …And a whole lot more!

No Software Needed

Note: This course is not application-specific. You do not need to use InDesign, QuarkXPress, or any oth­er par­tic­u­lar ap­pli­ca­tion for this class. All the soft­ware you need for this course will be pro­vid­ed to you dur­ing the class.