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Add a unique Class Name to the Body Tag in your ePub Chapters

This GREP will help you add a class name to the body tag – like this

<body class="page3">

You know – so you can add some special CSS styles to each chapter in the eBook you just exported from InDesign.

Or maybe for each page – if you are making a fixed layout ePub.

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Posted on 13 Mar 2014 around 9pm • Tagged with: eBooks | How I do things | Permanent link to this article

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eBook Typography - a couple of tweaks

My eBook eBook Typography for Flowable eBooks has been in the iBooks store for a couple of weeks, but I wasn't happy with a couple of issues, so I have uploaded a new version to the store.

It occurs to me, that eBooks can be updated (to fix stylistic problems), and rather than this being an entirely new edition (as it would be in pBook), this is simply a small update and could be handled in the same way that software is updated. On my title page, I have an aside that displays the version number.

But what changes have I implemented?

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Posted on 28 Sep 2012 around 11am • Tagged with: CSS | eBooks | How I do things | Permanent link to this article

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Screencasts are up on iTunes

Today, I finally managed to get a presence for my screencasts on iTunes. Actually, screencasts have been on my site for a while, but after spending time and research on delivering video with HTML5, I thought it was time to get some experience it that area too.

You can subscribe to the screencasts on iTunes here.

Posted on 02 Dec 2010 around 12pm • Tagged with: How I do things | Permanent link to this article