Join Anne-Marie Concepción for an in-depth discussion in this video Exporting page backgrounds, part of Creating a Fixed-Layout EPUB.
We are looking at Nigel's 12 page publication in Adobe InDesign CS5.5.…And what I want to do next is, I want to export all my images to JPEG.…I don't want to export individual images, I want to export like this entire page…to one single JPEG, or this entire page to one single JPEG.…I don't think that there is a reason for me to have to reassemble these…painstakingly in the XHTML file to match the positioning.…Why not just export the entire thing?…In fact, why not export these images plus the white space so that I have an…image that is exactly the same size as the viewport/page size? Then I can just…absolutely position it at 0, 0.…
So you can do that in InDesign quite simply with the export to JPEG feature.…But I want to put the text in separately where the text has to be live, we can't…have the text to be part of the JPEG so, the first step is isolating the text,…hiding the text before we do the export process.…And I talked about that in a previous video.…In this document, in the exercise folder, I already have a layer for all the…
- Comparing fixed-layout and flowing EPUBs
- Replacing placeholders in the fixed-layout template
- Extracting content from PDFs with Adobe Acrobat Pro and Reader
- Using free scripts to streamline fixed-layout production
- Extracting text and its formatting from InDesign layouts
- Exporting InDesign layouts to single-page HTML files
- Adding viewport and orientation instructions
- Embedding your own fonts
- Creating faux text wraps around background images
- Validating the EPUB
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: What's new in the 11/12/2013 course update?
A: Since this title was first recorded, many commercial third-party solutions have come to the marketplace that help InDesign users convert their print layouts to the fixed-layout EPUB format. We added a video about one of these, Rorohiko's ePubCrawler, to the "Starting with InDesign" chapter.
Q: This course was updated on 7/03/2014. What changed?
A: The author added and revised movies to reflect the June 2014 updates to InDesign's EPUB handling features, including fixed-layout support and EPUB exporting options.