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Adobe InDesign: Tablet Publishing Training Course

InDesign: Tablet Publishing Training Schedule

InDesign Training Course Synopsis

Learn to create new documents, or convert existing documents, for conversion to EPUB and MOBI formats for iPad, Kindle and other ereaders. While InDesign with the Adobe Digital Publishing Suite is the primary software used in this class, you’ll also use other ePub software . You’ll learn about standard ePublishing file formats like ePub (used on Apple iPad) Kindle’s AZW and .mobile formats. While not required to attend we strongly suggest that students bring their personal e-reader such as an iPad or Kindle to test projects on.

Prerequisites for this InDesign Training Course

While it’s not absolutely mandatory, this class is not intended for people brand new to InDesign. If you’ve never created an InDesign document before, we’d suggest our introductory 2-day InDesign class as a prerequisite.

What You Will Learn in This InDesign Training Course

  • Introduction to Creating eBooks with InDesign
  • Creating Hyperlinks and Cross-References
  • Working with Graphics
  • Defining the Reading Order of the EPUB
  • Exporting to EPUB
  • Customizing an EPUB
  • Working with Text

InDesign Training Course Length and Time

This class is 1 day long. Class time is 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Breaks are scheduled throughout the day and lunch is typically scheduled 12-1. Students provide their own lunch.

InDesign Course - Enrollment

Please see our Enrollment Page ( for our enrollment form.

Locations for this InDesign Training Course

We have training centers in Atlanta, Houston, Chicago, Denver, San Diego and Washington DC. We also offer classes at a network of rental facilities. We offer private onsite training and instructor-led, live online training. If coming to a rental facility, please double-check the location of your class with our office to make sure you get to the right location.

Goals for this InDesign Training Course

Sterling Ledet and Associates realizes the importance of education and we take pride in being able to offer you classes that are more custom fit to your needs. Call us at (877) 819-2665 if you have any special questions or e-mail us at

Lesson 1 - Introduction to Creating eBooks with InDesign

  • What Is an EPUB?
  • Other Applications Used in the Course
  • Creating a New InDesign Document with EPUB in Mind

Lesson 2 - Working with Text

  • Understanding Style Mapping
  • Importing Text and Applying Character Styles
  • Adding Paragraph Styles
  • Working with Footnotes
  • Working with Tables

Lesson 3 - Creating Hyperlinks and Cross-References

  • Adding Hyperlinks
  • Adding Cross-References

Lesson 4 - Working with Graphics

  • Adding Graphics
  • Converting Graphics Created in InDesign to External Linked Files

Lesson 5 - Defining the Reading Order of the EPUB

  • Using an InDesign Story to Define the Reading Order
  • Using the Articles Panel to Define the Reading Order

Lesson 6 - Creating the Table of Contents

  • Adding Metadata

Lesson 7 - Exporting to EPUB

  • General Export Options
  • Image Export Options
  • Content Export Options

Lesson 8 - Customizing an EPUB

  • What's Inside an EPUB Archive?
  • Working with the CSS File
  • CSS Tags in the EPUB
  • Working with the XHTML Code
  • Previewing the eBook


Our goal is to make sure your class meets your objectives, not ours. Therefore, all of our outlines are treated as guides to help steer the workshop. This outline does not guarantee that all the topics listed will be covered in the time allowed. The amount of material covered is based on the skill level of the student audience. We may change or alter course topics to best suit the classroom situation.

Upcoming Classes


Fri. Jun 22, 2018

Online $499

Fri. Jul 20, 2018

Fri. Aug 10, 2018

Aurora, CO $499

Fri. Aug 24, 2018

Comments from Students

Get instructor - she was engaging and made it relatable to what we do.

- Anonymous, Jun 09, 2017

The instructor answered all of our questions.

- Anonymous, Jun 09, 2017

Very informative, and fun.

- Anonymous, Nov 06, 2015