Join Gabriel Powell for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating scalable images, part of Creating Ebooks with InDesign CS4 or CS5.
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Some eBook readers, such as the Apple iPad, automatically scale large images to …fit to the screen. But other eBook readers such as the Sony …Reader, do not automatically scale images. …So if you view an image that's too large to fit on the screen of a Sony Reader, …parts of the image will be cropped out. In this lesson, I'm going to show you how …to ensure that your images always scale to fit any screen size that they are …viewed on. Notice that a large portion of this image …is being cropped out by the window and if I make this window even smaller, even …more of the image is hidden. This is exactly how this image would …appear when viewed on a small eBook reader that doesn't automatically scale images.…
Unfortunately, there's nothing you can do within InDesign to fix this. …So, you have to edit the EPUB file after exporting it from InDesign. …The good news is that it is quite easy to fix the problem. …So, let me show you how that's done. I'll go ahead and open this EPUB file …into Oxygen XML Editor. At the top of the Archive Browser panel, …
- Exporting an EPUB file from InDesign CS4 or CS5
- What's inside an EPUB file?
- Editing an EPUB file in Mac OS X or Windows
- Laying out pages
- Working with text
- Exporting graphics
- Creating a table of contents or navigation guide
- Inserting metadata
- Creating scalable images
- Validating an EPUB file
Skill Level Intermediate
InDesign CS5 to EPUB, Kindle, and iPadwith Anne-Marie Concepción5h 31m Intermediate
Creating a Fixed-Layout EPUBwith Anne-Marie Concepción3h 18m Intermediate
InDesign CS5: Interactive Documents and Presentationswith James Fritz3h 51m Intermediate
1. Getting Started
What is an ebook?6m 16s
2. The Anatomy of an EPUB File
3. Page Layout
4. Working with Text
5. Exporting Graphics
6. Adding the Final Touches
7. Beyond InDesign: Editing an EPUB File
8. Final Step
Validating an EPUB file8m 16s
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