Digital Publisher Guide
Help for publishers and students of publishing

Reading Progress Indicator

Some time ago I wrote a post over on pagetoscreen.net about a progress bar in a fixed-layout eBook. In that article I also made a link to a web site that spoke about implementing the progress bar in HTML5.

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Video across a 2 page spread

There is an issue when video in a fixed layout ePub spans across 2 pages. This situation arises when you have 2 page spreads and you are converting to landscape. What happens is the video only really plays one half, even though, at first the video appears to be available full width.

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Page Size Issues in fixed-layout ePub

Following on from page size in the reflowable eBook, how about the fixed-layout eBook after it has been created as a print book? So you have used InDesign to create a wonderful printed book of a Shakespeare play, and you chose a standard page size (my example is: 216mm x138mm). Now when you make the fixed layout eBook from the spreads there might be a few observable problems.

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Page size in InDesign for eBook?

We’re creating a reflowable eBook in InDesign. We’re not planning a print book at all - just straight to an eBook; what size page should we choose when we use Adobe InDesign?

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