Fixed-Layout EPUB with Adobe InDesign CC Course

Use Adobe InDesign CC - 2014 and later version of InDesign CC - to easily create highly-designed, graphically-rich fixed layout EPUB output. If you know how to use InDesign for print projects, you now have a simple path to publishing your content digitally for reading on tablets, laptops, mobiles and desktop computers.

Fixed layout EPUB 3 supports accurate positioning of text and graphics, as well as audio, video, and interactive elements. Fixed layout EPUBs create a faithful reproduction of your InDesign layout in a digital format.

One to one and small group Adobe InDesign fixed-layout EPUB training is available on-site (at your office or home) in Birmingham, Solihull, Coventry, Derby, Leicester, Northampton, Oxford, other Midlands areas and around the UK.


Please note: Fixed-Layout EPUBS can only be created with the latest versions of Adobe InDesign CC (2014 or later versions of the software) for which you will need to have a subscription to the Adobe Creative Cloud.


What will I learn ?

Introduction to the basic principles of Fixed-Layout EPUBS.
How to optimise text, graphic and interactive content.
How to effectively create, test and validate a Fixed-Layout EPUB.
How to distribute via Email, Website and Store.


Fixed-Layout EPUB with Adobe InDesign CC Course - Summary

Course duration: 1 day
Level:  Advanced
Software:  Adobe InDesign CC 2014, CC 2015, CC 2017
Numbers: One to one or small groups of up to 4 trainees
Trainees in a group should have the same skill level and the same requirements.
At client's office or home in Birmingham, Solihull, Midlands areas and around the UK.

This course is most suited to trainees who already have good knowledge and experience of InDesign, and who wish to expand their skills into the world of digital publishing.

If you are new to InDesign, then the 2 day beginners and intermediate InDesign course will allow you to cover the basics of InDesign and desktop publishing and the required areas prior to looking at ePublishing.


Fixed-Layout EPUB with Adobe InDesign CC Course - Outline


Fixed-layout EPUBs
Flowable EPUBs
Features and challenges

Optimising Text/Graphics
Graphic content
Live text content
Fonts/embedding privileges
Typekit fonts
Typographical attributes
Cover image
Navigational table of contents
Bookmarks table of contents

Interactivity /Rich Media
Interactivity Preview panel
Multiple animations
Buttons/Trigger actions
Hide/Show buttons
Adobe Edge Animate

Spread Control
Previewing apps

Previewing and Testing
Devices and software
Proofing ebooks
Readium browser extension
Validating the EPUB

Distribution options
Via Email
Via a Website
Submitting to a Store


The course content is a general outline and if required can be adapted to meet your specific needs.


ePublishing and Adobe InDesign training is available on-site (at your office or home) in Birmingham, Solihull and surrounding Midlands areas, including Coventry, Derby, Leicester, Oxford and other areas around the UK.


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