The purpose of this study was to identify
the availability of authoring tools that support vertical flow function based upon
empirical experiments. There were five EPUB authoring tools selected for this study.
Four major editing procedures were designed for the project. The first was the support
of Chinese character input. The second was vertical form editing. The third was
ruby position editing, and finally, testing whether the editing software was capable
of outputting a document as an e-Book in EPUB 3.0 format. Five programs were tested,
and only one of the five was able to fulfill the aforementioned requirements. The
usability of each program is positively verified through this study.
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