Create an HTML file with text, graphics, and other standard features such as a reference list, with very simple formatting. Fancy formatting that does not export is a waste of time and leads to a poor product.
|Create a point database with the LAT/LONG location where you want
the introduction to appear. Use the field names (the top row)
exactly as shown to the left.
Create the file in Excel, save as a CSV file (File, Save As, and pick the file type), and import into MICRODEM.
|The icon or a push pin will appear at the specified location.
A red X for broken link means the icon file was not in the correct
In this case "F.A.T.A" is the label from the database (in the NAME field), and "Landi Kotal" is Google's text from the "Borders and Labels" layer which you can turn off if desired.
|Clicking on the icon or push pin brings up the HTML page, with graphics and
You can also bring up the page by clicking on the link for the record in the Google Earth table of contents in the "Places" panel.
Save the resulting KML/KMZ files by right clicking on the entry in the Google Earth list of layers, and picking "Save Place". Select KMZ, as it will give you a single zipped file with all the graphics included. You may want to rename it first, and adjust the folder layout used (Clean up KML exports).
Last revision 4/19/2017