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A short overview of PressBooks.com, a simple but powerful book production tool, that produces: ePub (ebook), typeset PDF, and web versions of a book.

A short overview of PressBooks.com, a simple but powerful book production tool, that produces: ePub (ebook), typeset PDF, and web versions of a book.

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  • 1. PressBooks A web-based digital book publishing workflow tool(built on WordPress).
  • 2. PressBooks Characteristics:* PressBooks makes it easy to generate clean, well-formatted books in multiple outputs* PressBooks is so simple you won’t even know it’s an XML workflow tool* PressBooks makes it easy for an editorial team towork together on a book* PressBooks puts your books in the cloud, instructured mark-up -- giving you flexibility for thefuture
  • 3. Export formats:* Web (HTML - private or public)* ePub (standard ebook format)* Print-on-Demand ready/typeset PDFs (forstandard layouts)* InDesign ready XML (for high-end design)* Other XML flavors (coming soon) still experimental
  • 4. What else can we do (with customization):* Customize look & feel* Output to specific typeset/print-ready PDFtemplate specs* Output to specific ePub specs* Output to other XML flavors* Provide online, subscription-based books, toreaders
  • 5. pressbooks “cover”
  • 6. pressbooks “cover” metadata
  • 7. web readview(private or public)
  • 8. readview toc
  • 9. readviewcomments: editorial feedback
  • 10. alternate readview(easy themeing)
  • 11. readviewfor mobile
  • 12. valid epub exports validepubs
  • 13. ibooks
  • 14. kindle for iphone
  • 15. kobo
  • 16. typeset PDF for print orprint on demand
  • 17. admindashboard
  • 18. metadata/book info
  • 19. the text!
  • 20. editing view
  • 21. editing view fullscreen
  • 22. file exports
  • 23. Contact: Hugh McGuirehugh@pressbooks.com +1.514.464.2047http://pressbooks.com