Introduction of e-Publishing
(or) ePub (short for electronic
publication) is a free and open e-book standard by the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF).Electronic publishing (also
referred to as e-publishing or digital publishing)
includes the digital publication of e-books, EPUBs, digital magazines, and the development of digital
libraries and catalogues.
EPub is a format
for digital books. ePub books are
text files that are structured according to the ePub DTD, as defined by
the IDPF. Files have the extension .epub.Valid
.epub files can then be used on any platform or device that supports ePub.ePub can be generated
in two different modesModes
Fixed Layout ePub
Fixed Layout ePub
is Standard epub?
has “reflowable text”, meaning it allows the text to adapt to the size
of the display screen. As the user increases the font size in the device the
text will flow according to the display in the devices.
What is Standard epub?
Standard ePub has “reflowable text”, meaning it allows the text to adapt to the size of the display screen. As the user increases the font size in the device the text will flow according to the display in the devices.
Text from the PDF is extracted by using Adobe Acrobat or from the indesign
file if any.
and Pre-editing / Xhtml Conversion
Edit Plus, Notepad++, etc.) generally provides the features working
with element tags. Syntax highlighting is a
basic standard of any editor; that is, they color element text differently from
regular text. Element and attribute completion based on a DTD. Displaying line
numbers is also a common and useful feature, as is
providing the ability to reformat a document to follow to a particular style of
Style Sheets (CSS) is a style sheet language
used for describing the look and formatting
of a document written in a markup
language.CSS is designed primarily to enable
the separation of document content from document presentation, including elements
such as the layout,
colors, and fonts.
Cropping of the images from the supplied source PDF using Adobe
ePub files are generated through WinZip with the help of OPF, html, NCX,
and CSS files.
Digital Editions and Device View
The generated ePub file will be viewed in Adobe Digital
Editions version 2.0 and devices to verify formatting and links.
Fixed Layout epub