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Mobipocket Creator 4.0 - Publisher Edition

Getting Started
How to create an eBook - Step by StepHow to create an eBook/Database with the built-in templatesHow to Import a Word documentHow to Import a Text fileHow to Import a PDF documentImporting Image filesHow to save your publicationHow to open an existing publication
Publication Files
Where is my publication stored?Add files/Create new items/Remove itemsList view and Thumbnail viewChanging the order of a file in the publicationPreview and Edit a publication fileTable of Contents WizardDefining publication metatadaDefining guide items
Building an eBook
Security/Encryption OptionsBuild details: warnings and errorsTesting and reading on the PCSend the eBook to your PDADeploy the eBook to wholesale distribution systems
Application Settings
Publication PreferencesEditing Preferences
How to Register the Creator
Creator License
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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 Properties link.

Step 3 - Add a Cover page (optional)

  • Click on the Cover Image link in the left pane of the Publication Files view.

See 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 view.

See Table of Contents Wizard for more details

Step 5 - Build the ebook

See How to create an eBook/Database with the built-in templates


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