InDesign CS5.5 New Features
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Reviewing the new HTML Export options


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Video: Reviewing the new HTML Export options

{textColor:65280,65280,65280}{ width:960}{justify:center} {plain} When you're ready to export your layout to HTML, you'll find it is now located in a new location, the normal export dialog. By going to File > Export we can see that it's right here. In previous versions of InDesign, you had to go File > Export for and you would see Dreamweaver or XHTML. The reason it used to be located under Export for was because it was basically a bunch of scripts. But now the HTML export has been built using C++ which is the native programming language for InDesign users so it's located under the Export dialog.
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In this course, James Fritz provides an in-depth exploration of the new features in InDesign CS5.5, showing not just where they are and how to use them, but also tips, workarounds, and practical applications of the features. The course covers improved accessibility features, new HTML export options, key enhancements to EPUB export, and a thorough introduction to the new Adobe Digital Publishing Suite, used to created folio files for the iPad and Android tablets.

Topics include:
  • Adding alternate text for screen readers
  • Mapping styles to export tags for HTML exports
  • Adding multimedia for iBook output
  • Dragging and dropping anchored objects
  • Working with linked stories
  • Using the Overlay Creator
  • Creating a panorama for an iPad publication
Subject:
Design
Software:
InDesign EPUB
Author:
James Fritz

Reviewing the new HTML Export options

e:20}{backColor:0,0,0} {textColor:65280,65280,65280}{ width:960}{justify:center} {plain} it is now located in a new location, the normal export dialog. can see that it's right here. > Export for and you would see Dreamweaver or XHTML. was because it was basically a bunch of scripts. programming language for InDesign users so it's located under the Export dialog.

easier to add new features and functionality in the future. going to call it HTML Export and we'll hit Save. Export where we can export the selection or the document. because I'm choosing the Article panel for the page ordering. out because I don't have anything selected in my layout. leave it Same as Articles panel. determine exactly the order of my layout.

I could also base it on XML. Pixels or Ems and how many that I wish. HTML, or if you wanted it to be live text, we can choose Convert to Text. to want to leave at Map to Unordered Lists. we're going to want to leave it as an Ordered List. Convert it to Plain Text, but we will leave it at ordered. exporting, and in this case we definitely want to do that.

leave them original, or if they have already been exported, to have them optimized, so we can control their appearance. it'll look however it looks in the layout. shadow, that image will include that appearance. we want it low-res web resolution, all the way up to print quality. the page, as well as its custom alignment or space before after. can also have this applied to our anchored objects.

you can choose if you want them all to go to specifically GIF, JPEG or PNG. specific images, but if we decide that we want to override that, all of them to abide by whatever rules we set here. specifically with the Advanced inside CS5.5. If we want InDesign to generate a CSS style to try to retain the look of the formatting of the text inside our layout, we can choose this. for right now I want to export it cleanly, so we're going to leave it No CSS.

JavaScripts, we can also link to those. got a nice clean HTML export. print layout, it is very useful to help you repurpose your content online. hopefully lessen the amount of cleanup required by Web developers or anyone else. options, style mapping and an improved HTML export, InDesign is easier than ever.

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