Overview

Exporting Your Book & Ebook

Atticus allows you to export your fully formatted book into print and publish ready ePub and PDF format. Exporting your book has never been easier!

Your ePub, PDF and .docx files can be exported in the Book Details section. To get to your Book Details section go into Writing mode, then click on the edit icon right next to your book title. Scroll to the bottom of that page and you’ll find the individual buttons to export each file type.

Alternatively, to export your ePub or PDF versions, you can also go into Formatting mode, and then click on the Content button in the left column. 

To view the export buttons, look underneath the previewer in the right column.

Image from within the Formatting mode of Atticus, showing the iPad previewer and the ePub and PDF export buttons below it.

If you don’t see the export buttons fully, our related tutorial on troubleshooting export buttons should help.

Downloading Your Ebook

Your ePub file downloads right away and you will find it in your system’s downloads folder.

Downloading Your Book

PDF files are also download directly to your computer, but you’ll first see a pop-up showing you the export progress. Once the circle turns green, click the file to finish the download and you’ll find it in your system’s download folder.

Screenshot of the export to PDF feature in Atticus

If you’d like more guidance on previewing and exporting your book, this tutorial includes a video walkthrough of the entire process: Preview Your Formatted Book