6. Inserting Media, Images, and Other Objects

What really distinguishes a plain ole text-and-graphics (EPUB-format) book from an interactive textbook is the latter’s ability to show movies, photo galleries, 3D objects, and the like. This chapter shows you how to add media to your textbook.

Working with Objects

An object is any item that you place on a page and can manipulate. Text boxes, images, and widgets (interactive media), are objects, as are shapes, tables, and charts. Objects come in the following flavors, distinguished by their behavior and visibility:

• An inline object is embedded in the text flow and moves along with the text as you edit or reformat content. Inline objects always appear in both portrait and landscape orientations. ...

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