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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
Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting
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Defining publication metadata

You can enter metadata concerning your publication.

This information is saved in the publication and is uploaded on the wholesale distribution system when you deploy your publication

Metadata you can enter for your eBook are the following:

  • eBook Title
  • Author (Last Name, First Name. Multiple authors are separated by semicolons)
  • Publisher (not used in the wholesale distribution system, your login identifies you as a publisher)
  • Imprint (optional)
  • ISBN
  • Language
  • Main Subject
  • Description
  • Review
  • Publishing Date (for reference only)
  • Cover image (by default, the cover image of the eBook is used; but one can used a different cover image in the eBook and in the wholesale distribution system)
  • Demo PRC file (optional, demo files can usually be generated automatically by the wholesale distribution system). This has to be an unencrypted Mobipocket PRC file
  • Suggested retail price and currency (mandatory to deploy to a wholesale distribution system)
  • Territory restriction

Note: Metadata should be filled properly before deploying the publication into a wholesale distribution system.

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