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The best way to format an ebook is to prepare your Word document for ebook publishing by using Word Styles. It's quick and will result in a perfect ebook. I've found that Microsoft Word is the easiest platform to write an eBook. Here's the step by step process on how to write an eBook using Microsoft Word. Step by step guide on how to create eBook with Microsoft Word explaining adding cover page, designing page layouts, customizing themes.
If you are a writer, this should come as no surprise. What may surprise you is that there is no one way to format an ebook. There are a number of ways and a number of people who will swear their way is best. I, unlike many people, like Word. I have Word.
Validate and edit the EPUB 4m 30s. What is a fixed-layout EPUB?
Reflowable vs. Fixed-layout EPUBs 5m 8s. What's inside a fixed-layout EPUB? Make a fixed-layout EPUB 5m 8s. Add interactivity and animations 3m 57s. Ebooks for the site Kindle. What makes a Kindle ebook different? Creating a Kindle ebook from Microsoft Word 7m 43s. Create FXL ebooks for the Kindle 7m 38s.
Distribute and sell your Kindle ebook 6m 24s. PDF Ebooks. Pros and cons of PDF ebooks 5m 47s. Use Adobe Acrobat Pro to modify the ebook 6m 27s. Distribute and sell your PDF ebook 4m 35s. Ebooks with iBooks Author. What makes the iBooks format special? Pros and cons of the iBooks format 2m 48s. Create an ebook with iBooks Author 5m 15s. Add interactivity to iBooks 4m 6s. Publish and distribute iBooks 3m 53s. Tools and Services. Pages 6m 31s.
Sigil, Calibre, and Jutoh 6m 54s. Services that convert your file to EPUB 5m 29s. Business Matters. How to get an ISBN number 2m 45s. Kindle Store and iBooks Store accounts 5m 56s. Resources and next steps 4m 3s. If a style does not format text the way you want it to look, you can change the style by right-clicking its name in the Style gallery and choosing Modify. Make your desired changes to the font, font size, and any other settings in the Modify Style dialog box, and click OK to apply them.
All text formatted with that style will change automatically to match the new settings. Choose Page Layout, Breaks, Page to begin a new page. If this next page is to be a table of contents for the book, type a title such as Table of Contents and then choose References, Table of Contents, Insert Table of Contents.
Set 'Show Levels' to 1 or 2 depending on how many heading levels should display, select a format from the Formats list, and click OK twice. Later, when your book does have content, you can update the table of contents by clicking that message and pressing F9.
Understanding Ebook Formats Before you dive in, be aware that more than 20 common ebook formats exist today.
Add the Title Page Start with the title page, typing the book title, subtitle, and author name, along with any other details that should appear here. The cursor will jump to the footnote section at the bottom of the page. Enter your footnote here.
When your upload your eBook, the footnotes will be automatically converted to endnotes. Insert images.
We recommend inserting images with Kindle Create , which is explained in step 3 of this guide. Kindle Create can help you insert and edit the size and alignment of your images with preset options based on professional book layouts.
Prefer to do it yourself? Here are our top tips for adding images in Word: Insert images at their original size. Insert images into your file; don't cut and paste. After you insert your images, don't enlarge them because this will decrease the resolution. We also recommending adding a single line of space before and after images. To insert an image: Go to the Insert tab. Under Illustrations, click Pictures. Select the file from your computer and click Insert. Check your device settings.
Most cameras and scanners offer high-resolution settings. Make sure they're set to high resolution before using them. Turn off image compression. To reduce file size, Word is set to compress images. To change the setting: Go to the File tab and click Options. Under Advanced, find Image Size and Quality. Check the Do not compress images in file box.
Check the image resolution. Don't know if your images are high resolution? Check the image details and calculate the pixels per inch PPI : Right-click on the image file and select Properties. In the window that opens, click the Details tab. Look for the number of pixels under the Image header.
Divide the number of pixels by the image size. For example, the pixel count of your image is x , and the image is 4" x 6". That means your image has PPI.
Create a table of contents. We recommend doing this with Kindle Create , which is explained in step 3 of this guide. As part of conversion, Kindle Create detects possible chapter titles and displays them for your review.
Click where you want to insert your table of contents. Go to the References tab and click Table of Contents. Select Automatic Table 1. When asked if you want to replace the table of contents, click Yes. Highlight the table of contents title Contents. Go to the Insert tab, and in the Links section, click Bookmark. In the Bookmark name field, enter toc and click Add.
Insert a page break after your table of contents. Quality check. After finishing your manuscript, check the following: Spelling. Use Word's built-in spellcheck and grammar tools, but also proofread your file manually. The tools may not catch every error. Hard returns.