Contents

  1. Introduction & How You Can Help

  2. I. Getting Started

    1. 1. How to Make and Self-Publish a Book (and Where Pressbooks Fits in)

    2. 2. The 5-Step Guide to Using Pressbooks

    3. 3. Navigating the Pressbooks Menus

    4. 4. Registering

    5. 5. Changing Your Password

    6. 6. Languages

  3. II. Navigating the Menus

    1. 7. My Catalog

    2. 8. Upgrade

    3. 9. How to Upgrade Using a Discount Offer

    4. 10. Visual & Text Editors

    5. 11. Book Info

    6. 12. Appearance

    7. 13. Export

    8. 14. User profile

    9. 15. Tools and Settings (Formerly Utilities)

  4. III. Making Your Book

    1. 16. “Automatic” Pages: Title Page & Table of Contents

    2. 17. Copyright Page

    3. 18. What is in a Book?

    4. 19. Table of Contents: Adding a Second Level

    5. 20. Book Covers for Ebooks and Print-on-Demand

    6. 21. Parts

    7. 22. Chapters

    8. 23. Front Matter

    9. 24. Back Matter

  5. IV. Getting Your Book Into Pressbooks

    1. 25. How to Get Your Book Into Pressbooks

    2. 26. Copy Paste: Tried and True

    3. 27. Writing Directly in Pressbooks

    4. 28. Using the Visual and Text Editors in Pressbooks

    5. 29. Import from Word (docx)

    6. 30. Import from WordPress

    7. 31. The Importance of “Good Markup”

    8. 32. Common Formatting Problems in Pressbooks

  6. V. Parts and Chapters

    1. 33. Chapter Author and Subtitle

    2. 34. Numberless Chapters & Invisible Parts

    3. 35. Collapsible Subsections for Webbook

  7. VI. Exports

    1. 36. PDF Export & Options

    2. 37. Ebook (EPUB + Mobi) Exports

    3. 38. Customizing your Exports with Custom Styles

    4. 39. How to Copy a Book, Change Your Book’s URL, or Export and Import Pressbooks XML

    5. 40. How to Test Your Ebooks

    6. 41. Why Your Pressbooks MOBI File Doesn’t Look Nice When You Test on your iPhone or iPad (and Why You Shouldn’t Worry About It!)

    7. 42. Theme Lock

  8. VII. Tools

    1. 43. Search and Replace

  9. VIII. Special Formatting

    1. 44. Formatting Ordered Lists

    2. 45. Shortcodes

    3. 46. Adding Hyperlinks, Internal and External

    4. 47. Typography: Hyphens

    5. 48. Paragraphs, Indents, No-indents and Poetry

    6. 49. Running Heads & Running Feet (PDF only)

    7. 50. Privacy Settings: Global and Chapter-level

    8. 51. Chapter Title Styling

    9. 52. Section Breaks, Page Breaks and Blank Pages

    10. 53. Typography: Tight and Loose Tracking

    11. 54. Left or Right Chapter Openings (for Print/PDF)

    12. 55. Custom Page Size (PDF)

    13. 56. Widows, Orphans and Bottom Balancing

    14. 57. Changing the font-size and line-height in your PDF outputs

    15. 58. Changing Page Margins in PDF Exports

    16. 59. New Theme Options

    17. 60. Adding Dropcaps to Your Book

    18. 61. Columns (for PDF)

    19. 62. Adding Pullquotes

  10. IX. Media

    1. 63. Embedded Media & Interactive Content

    2. 64. Enabling and Using Lightboxes for Images

    3. 65. Media Attributions

    4. 66. Adding Images

    5. 67. Image Editing

    6. 68. Media: Images & Best Practices

    7. 69. Supported Media Upload Formats

    8. 70. File Size and Storage Limits

  11. X. Educational Features and Uses

    1. 71. Accessibility & Universal Design

    2. 72. Themes for Academic and Educational Texts

    3. 73. Creative Commons Licensing

    4. 74. Users & Collaborators

    5. 75. Comments and Review

    6. 76. Book Cloning

    7. 77. Source Comparison for Cloned Books

    8. 78. H5P Interactive Content

    9. 79. Web Distribution of Exported Files

    10. 80. Enable and Use Markdown

    11. 81. Hypothesis for Webbook Annotation & Comments

    12. 82. Equations and Formulas: How to Use LaTeX

    13. 83. Tables & Textboxes

    14. 84. Navigation & Internal Links

    15. 85. Catalogs

    16. 86. Footnotes and (Chapter) Endnotes

    17. 87. Open Educational Resource Repositories and Guides

  12. XI. Third-Party Distribution

    1. 88. Publishing in the Kindle Store

    2. 89. Getting Your Book into Kobo

    3. 90. Get Your Book into Google and Nook

    4. 91. Need Help Publishing Your Ebook?

    5. 92. Print-on-Demand with IngramSpark

    6. 93. Print-on-Demand in CreateSpace

  13. Resources and Support

  14. Contact Pressbooks

  15. Testing End Notes