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EPUB Straight to the Point: Creating ebooks for the Apple iPad and other ereaders by Elizabeth Castro

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Chapter 2. Using InDesign to create EPUB

If you already own a copy of Adobe InDesign CS5 (or CS4 or even CS3), you’ve got probably the most powerful EPUB file creator to date in your hands. If you already know how to use it, even better. In this chapter, rather than give you a tutorial on InDesign, I’ll show you how to use the features that you’re already acquainted with in order to create the best EPUB file possible.

In this chapter you’ll learn:

• About using InDesign for EPUB

and how to:

• Apply styles to an ebook

• Add images

• Add links

• Create a navigational TOC

• Add metadata to your ebook

• Export EPUB from InDesign

If you need an introduction—or even a refresher course—to using InDesign, I recommend getting a copy of Real World InDesign ...

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