View Full Version : capturing text overlaid/within non-rectangular images

10-26-2010, 10:22 AM
Hello ePub community,

Is it possible to overlay searchable text on non-rectangular images? For the particular title I'm working on, the text (which must be captured as text) sits enclosed within a circle. There must be a way to do this, right??!?!

10-26-2010, 10:26 PM
It is not a Circle, but similar if you use a picture of a circle.

The text, is just normal text (bigger sized)

10-27-2010, 04:53 AM
If you mean a non-rectangular paragraph shape, like this:

I don't think it can be done with CSS2, at least not without lots of manual tricking, which would break just by looking at it. Maybe with SVG ( or CSS3...