How to publish simple eBook using Word

This tutorial is about the steps required to create simple eBook using Word 2016 & 2013. We are going to see this by creating an eBook with posts on Excel 2013 from Digital Answers.

Step 1: Open Word 2013 application and copy the post content (type your content).

Step 2: Once the content is ready, navigate to each post title or heading in the Word document and change the header style to any Heading Style.

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This heading style  will be used during the creation of Table of Contents for your eBook.

Step 3: Now check for any spelling and grammar mistakes using the Word 2013 Spell and Grammar checker.

Step 4: Now to insert Header and Footer, click Insert menu and navigate to Header and Footer section.

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Then click Header option and select any one from the drop down. For this example we are going with Austin Header Style.

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After entering the title in the Title box as shown below, navigate to the footer section.

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Navigate to Header and Footer section, Select Page Number then Current Position from the drop down list and go for the Simple style.

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After entering the Header and Footer details, click Close Header and Footer.

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Step 5: Now navigate to the top of your Word document to insert cover page for the eBook. Click Insert menu then navigate to Pages section and select a Cover Page from the Cover Page drop down list.

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Then enter a suitable title and other required information for your eBook Cover Page as shown below.

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Step 6: After aligning the document, navigate to the page after cover page and click the References menu. Click the Table of Contents and choose the style for your eBook TOC.

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This would add the Table of Contents for your document as shown below.

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Step 7: The final step is to convert your word document in to PDF using the Create PDF/XPS Document in Word 2013.

Click the File menu and select Export from the menu list. In the Export screen, click Create PDF/XPS document and Publish the document as PDF.

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In Category: Word 2013, Word 2016

Ravi Shankar

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