The accessible e-text version of a book needs to include the original ebook's images. To preserve the original image quality, we need to first extract the images from the original ebook and then insert them into the Word document.
Sometimes you will have a PDF book instead of an EPUB book. The process to extract the images is different from the process for an EPUB.
There are two ways to extract images: taking screenshots, or converting to a .docx file and extracting the images from the new file.
png. If they are not in this format they will not be compatible with conversion and you will need to redo all the images.
Shift-Command-4. Your cursor will become a cross-hair symbol.
Mouse and Keyboard
Mode (or, in older versions of Windows, the arrow next to
New), and then choose
Full-screen Snip. When making free-form or rectangular snips, use your mouse to select the area that you want to capture.
Start key, type snipping tool, and then press
Enter. (There's no keyboard shortcut to open Snipping Tool.)
Alt + M keys and then use the arrow keys to choose
Full-screen Snip, and then press Enter. When making a rectangular snip, hold down
Shift and use the arrow keys to select the area you want to snip.
Alt + N keys.
Ctrl + S keys. To copy it to the clipboard, press
Ctrl + C keys.
Alt + M is available only with the latest update to Windows 10
You can learn more about the snipping tool at Windows Support: Use snipping tool to capture screenshots.
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC
Snapshot tool first choose the
Edit option in the menu and select
Take A Snapshot.
Esc key to exit Snapshot mode.
JPEG and hit
Export all images but this is not always reliable since not all files have the images properly rendered into single files.
If you have Adobe Acrobat Reader DC or Adobe Acrobat Pro you can easily convert the PDF to a .docx file to extract the images.
First, Convert PDF to .docx
Tools tab, or the side menu, select
convert to is selected as
Microsoft Word Document (*.docx)
Export to Word
Save As and then select the folder you wish to save into.
Next Extract Images from .docx
Now that you have your word file you can extract your images.
File and select
Web page (.htm).