Join Anne-Marie Concepción for an in-depth discussion in this video Exporting pages as JPEGs with Acrobat Pro, part of Creating a Fixed-Layout EPUB.
So you have a PDF of your book and you need to convert this into a fixed-layout EPUB.…Essentially you need to tear this apart and then put Humpty Dumpty back together again.…What you need to tear apart are the images and the text. We need to get the…images out of here as stand-alone JPEGs, so that you can link to them in your…HTML files, and you can format how they are positioned in your CSS file.…We are looking here at the Lost Highway book by Nigel French, that we have been…working with for a while, and it's a simple 8 page document with a front cover and a back.…
Now there are various ways to approach this, the way that I want to talk…about in this particular video is exporting every single page as a full page, full bleed JPEG.…And essentially then you would link to each one of those JPEGs as an absolutely…positioned image in your EPUB. Similar to how we were specifying the images in…the template that I covered in the previous chapter.…If you have Acrobat Pro, and I think Acrobat Standard has this as well, you can…
- 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.