Applies to : QuarkXPress 2020


To export a layout in Kindle format:

  1. Download KindleGen from the Amazon Web site and install it into its default location. As of this writing, you can download KindleGen from //, but this could change.

  2. Choose File > Export as > Kindle. The Export for Kindle dialog displays.

  3. Enter a name for the exported eBook. QuarkXPress will append the correct file extension.
  4. Choose a predefined output style from the Kindle Style drop-down menu or click Options. If you click Options, the Kindle Export Options dialog displays.

  5. Use the Pictures pane to specify the resolution, format, and quality of pictures in the Kindle eBook. To override any custom attributes applied to individual picture components, check Override Box Settings.
  6. Use the Text pane to specify how to export Drop Cap in Reflow eBooks: as Native Text or Ignore.
  7. Use the Table of Contents pane to set options for the table of contents in the ePub file. You can choose whether to use the Reflow article names defined in the Articles palette or you can use a predefined list as the Table of Contents. (For more information, see "Creating a TOC for ePub or Kindle.") You can also specify the name of the TOC entry for the cover and the title displayed above the TOC in the HTML version of the table of contents.
  8. Use the East Asian pane to specify a default story direction and choose whether to export Rubi natively or in parentheses.
  9. Use the Page Layout pane to choose how Footnotes are exported in Reflow eBooks, and lets you specify orientation and spread options for Fixed Layout eBooks.
  10. When you're finished configuring options, click OK. To capture the current settings without creating a Kindle file, click Capture Settings. Output styles can be managed by selecting Edit > Output Styles.
    • Choose Reflow or Fixed from the eBook Type section.

    • Click Save.