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How to create an eBook - Step by Step
Step 1 - Create a Blank Publication
Click on "Blank publication" under the
Create New Publication section.
On the next screen, enter the name of the Publication: this will be the title
of the ebook
displayed by the Mobipocket Reader on your PDA/smartphone
Choose the folder where you want to store the publication files.
The Creator will automatically create a subfolder
in this folder, with the name of the publication
The default folder is the one you specified in the
Application Settings, or the My Documents folder if you didn't
change the original settings.
Click on Create to goto the next step
Step 2 - Add items to the publication
You can add existing HTML or image files (GIF, JPEG, PNG, BMP)
To add a file, click on the "Add File (Item)"
link in the Available Actions in the left pane
You can also drag and drop
multiple HTML or image files into the Publication Files window
To update an entry in the publication list, double-click on it, or click on the
Step 3 - Add a Cover page (optional)
Click on the Cover Image link in the left pane of the Publication Files view.
Add a Cover page for more details
Step 4 - Add a Table of Contents (optional)
Click on the Table of Contents link in the left pane of the Publication Files
Table of Contents Wizard for more details
Step 5 - Build the ebook
How to create an eBook/Database with the built-in templates
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