How you like your epubs? (5)

1 Name: Bookworm : 2011-10-07 22:30 ID:Ok+y6wFE

For people who read ePub files on their eReaders, what are your preferences for the format? I'm converting Creative Commons writing into ePub files, but I want to make sure they're reader-friendly. So I'm wondering:

  • What sort of formatting and fonts do you prefer?
  • What sort of meta information would you like in a header, besides Author and Title?
  • Anything else I can't think of.

2 Name: Bookworm : 2011-10-08 16:48 ID:V8wbVlw1

I use a nook touch

  • fonts and formatting: Most of my readings are done using the default font from the reader, son can't really help you there
  • meta information: date of publication (and or version/edition number), and publisher (if applicable, otherwise/also an url), license, language (I guess English in your case), and a short blurb on the content.
  • a table of contents, and a cover (but only for the 'cute' factor)

3 Name: Bookworm : 2011-11-18 03:23 ID:fdGCBADq

Times or Palatino. They're the standard because they work well. Anything else is distracting.
I guess textbooks and so on can use unusual fonts and layouts though. And scientific papers pretty much have to use Computer Modern. But I doubt you're writing either of those.

4 Name: Bookworm : 2013-03-19 23:08 ID:x71XsH5z

I want to know more about this but the thread is 2 years old.

( ._.)

5 Name: eizi 42th : 2013-11-01 11:20 ID:rcXKyXZf


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