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ePublishing with InDesign CS6: Design and produce digital publications for tablets, ereaders, smartphones, and more by Pariah Burke

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Converting a Print Publication to an Ebook

Even more common than creating ebooks from scratch is the need to convert existing print publications to EPUB. That’s a fairly easy task, though it isn’t as easy as just choosing File > Export. Let’s start by looking at what doesn’t work.

What Doesn’t Work

If you open wizardofoz_print_ch4.indd in this chapter’s lesson files, you’ll see seven pages from a book, including threaded text frames, unthreaded text frames, illustrations, an illustration caption, master page folios, and sidebars, which themselves include threaded and unthreaded story frames, background imagery, hyperlinks, and footnotes (see Figure 4-19). This document is Chapter 4 of a theoretical annotated edition of The Wonderful Wizard of ...

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