Exporting to XHTML


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Exporting to XHTML

Okay, enough talking about all that print stuff. I mean, come on, who prints anymore? No, I am just joking. Print is great, but these days, people also need to publish on the web and that means we need HTML export or more specifically XHTML. If you don't know the difference, let's just say XHTML is like a more pure version of HTML. Now, one of my biggest frustrations with InDesign is that you cannot easily import HTML files. You can kind of fake it with XHTML import, but it's not pretty. You can however export XHTML pretty easily by going to the File menu and choosing Export For Dreamweaver.

I want to be clear here. It says Dreamweaver, but you don't have to use Dreamweaver if you don't want to. You could use GoLive or any other web editor. It's just plain XHTML. I think they just put Dreamweaver in there to build brand identity, because Dreamweaver is in the Creative Suite. Before I actually choose this, I am going to select what I want to export in my document...

Exporting to XHTML
Video duration: 7m 42s 8h 3m Intermediate

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Exporting to XHTML provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS4 Beyond the Basics

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Design
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InDesign
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