Questions tagged [epub]

An acronym for Electronic Publication, a free and open e-book standard by the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF). Files have the extension .epub.

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Vectors get rasterized when exported to ePub

I have an InDesign file with some vectors (some of them are direct paths, and some are just linked from Illustrator). But every time I export to ePub they look super pixelated (unless I set export ...
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InDesign CC 2018 on EPUB export is expanding image sizes WAY beyond original document dimensions

My InDesign document is 1,200px wide by 1,920px tall. Whenever I export the document as an EPUB (fixed) the graphics are scaled to a size MUCH larger than this. It's preventing me from uploading to ...
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Reflowable ePub TOC Links Not Working (all other internal links are)

I am working on a reflowable ePub in InDesign, and the Table of Contents links are not working. When I view the ePub in iBooks and click Table of Contents in the top menu bar, they work fine. But the ...
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InDesign: How to prepare Print ready book file to reflowable ePub file? [closed]

I have a print-ready InDesign book file with 200+ pages, with about 12 Paragraph Styles and it was not made keeping in mind that it will need to be used also as eBook (reflowable ePub). The cover file ...
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How to make an epub look good?

I would like to design an ebook in InDesign but I am struggling with the formatting. The book it looks bad in epub format. I made research and I understand that flowing text will not be perfect ...
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How can I combine animations in InDesign?

I'm trying to make a navigation bar with a dropdown menu which will contain some links like: Menu1 | Menu2 | Menu3 ----- sub1_1 | sub2_1 | sub3_1 sub1_2 | sub2_2 | sub3_1 So when I click Menu1 it ...
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InDesign EPUB lazy loading

I'm building an 80 page, fixed layout, image heavy EPUB for a client. When exported as a low quality PDF in its current form (A3 design from InDesign), the PDF total size is around: 500MB. The EPUB ...
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Mute button for InDesign EPUB music

I'm creating a fixed design EPUB for a client. They would like background music to be present whilst the book is open. I've added an MP3 to the master page within InDesign, but the controls are ...
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Exporting to epub - keep text on path editable

I am looking for a solution to the following problem: I need to export files from InDesign to an epub format. I am using the built-in export feature of InDesign CC 2015. It works pretty well, but I ...
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InDesign Faux Italic Font for EPUB

I'm producing an EPUB with Adobe InDesign. Most of the fonts I'm using have Italic and Bold versions. I simply select the correct font in InDesign, and it is set up as a @font-face in the CSS when I ...
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Indesign: Exporting page with image overlaid with text to ePub

I am trying to export the following layout to ePub: As you can see there are following components to the layout: Chapter number Chapter title Circle with inline and curveline text Body text However,...
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Why doesn't my HTML markup have any indentation when I export it to .epub from InDesign?

I am using Indesign CC to create a book on HTML programming. I have used TextFrames to add blocks of code and markup. When I generate an ePub out of it, the code blocks and markup are generated ...
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Indesign CS6 - Anchoring an image large two full page in the text

I'm trying to use the anchor point of an image, that is large two entire pages, to anchor it at the text that it is in the precedent pages, like in this image. The problem is that when I try to do ...
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Text Popups on Kindle Devices?

So, I've got a Fixed Layout ePub. It was created in InDesign and published using Aquafadas publishing tools. I'm trying to figure out how to do text popups or quick footnote referencing on Kindle/...
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How do you change iBooks UI format for graphic novel?

I'm working on a digital graphic novel, moving from InDesign CS6 to iBooks and Kindle. Every page is a giant image, and I can't figure out how to get it to be in the same style as a graphic novel that ...
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Possible to not have InDesign CC automatically generate class names based on 'Style Name'?

In the Export Tagging settings in InDesign CC, there is an option to use a custom tag as well as a custom class name. However, if the class is left blank then the Style Name is used in its place. Is ...
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How do I make a landscape cover in ibooks Author?

I'd like to change the cover in an iBooks Author book from being a portrait to landscape. The art has already been created to be the same as a page spread and it doesn't work to cut it in half. ...
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iPad EPub layout landscape/portrait issue

I'm building a simple EPub with Indesign 5 to simply display a few images with a title above. When I hold my iPad on portrait mode I have this (title above image which is what I want!): When I ...
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Best workflow for pdf to ePub processing and editing (large project)

Colleagues have been asked to convert a large pdf archive (about 150,000 items) to ePub and Mobi (keeping the pdfs, too, of course). I ran a few newish ones through Calibre to find the pain points: ...