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Class Length?1–2 Days
Delivery?This class may be delivered on-site or remotely.
Price ? $2,095-2,495 per Day*

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

The best, most styl­ish, most inter­est­ing ebooks are not those that use the default for­mat­ting and styling exported by InDesign, QuarkXPress, Pages, Word, or another pro­gram. The ebooks that peo­ple respond to most use dif­fer­ent fonts, col­ored text, drop­caps, head­ings and sub­heads, embed­ded video, improved typog­ra­phy, and other enhance­ments we’ll cover in this deep dive into ebook design.

In this course 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!

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.