InDesign CC is Released: New ePub Features

ID-CC-logoToday Adobe releases the long-awaited, subscription-only Creative Cloud version of InDesign. The good news for digital publishers is that there are many new features and changes in ePub export. Our colleague, the super-InDesign expert, Steve Werner, has outlined the new features and changes from CS6 in this post. He made invaluable contributions to the ePub chapter in our book, and we’re thrilled to have him as a guest on our blog. Steve also runs CS Magic, a great resource for Creative Suite online training.

We think you’ll find Steve’s take on these features worth reading.

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New DPS Tools v24 released

Logo for DPS updatesLast Friday, Adobe released DPS Tools v24. There are some nice improvements in this version.

We particularly like that when an app is being downloaded on to an iPad, the user can go to other apps on the iPad, or view another folio, without the download cancelling. When creating apps, you can now update multiple articles at once in the Folio Builder panel.

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Hot off the press!

Image of book coverWelcome to indesigndigitalpublishing.com! This blog is from the authors of Digital Publishing with Adobe InDesign CS6, Sandee Cohen and Diane Burns. This blog will be a resource to supplement and update the contents of the book.

Our first bit of news is big: our book is just hot off the press! It will be available on Amazon around September 23. We’re happy to have been part of this effort, and hope you’ll take a look at the book. It’s intended to provide an “InDesign-centric” view of the digital publishing landscape.