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Syncing to an iPad


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Creating Photo Books with iPhoto

with Richard Harrington

Video: Syncing to an iPad

We've created a Slideshow, we've created a PDF. Let's get both files ready and sync them to an iPad so they're easy to take with us. I'll go ahead and export that Slideshow by choosing File>Export. Jump on over to the Slideshow Tab and I'm going to use the Large Format here or maybe even the Display Format for maximum quality. It's up to you. I think the Large one will work just fine on the iPad and I'll go ahead and automatically send that to iTunes to make it easier to sync.
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  1. 2m 50s
    1. Welcome
      59s
    2. What you should know before watching this course
      42s
    3. Using the exercise files
      1m 9s
  2. 11m 20s
    1. Resolution requirements for putting photos in a book
      2m 28s
    2. Organizing images with an album
      2m 8s
    3. Organizing images with a Smart Album
      1m 59s
    4. Gathering images from Facebook
      1m 55s
    5. Photo streaming
      1m 14s
    6. The importance of ordering your photos
      1m 36s
  3. 14m 26s
    1. Creating a new book
      1m 16s
    2. Choosing a binding style
      2m 59s
    3. Choosing a size for your book
      2m 36s
    4. Choosing a theme for your book
      3m 43s
    5. Creating the initial layout
      2m 39s
    6. Changing a theme
      1m 13s
  4. 30m 49s
    1. Clearing placed photos
      1m 19s
    2. Taking control with options
      1m 18s
    3. Changing the page layout with presets
      4m 30s
    4. Changing page layout with the Layout pane
      2m 28s
    5. Changing the color of a page
      2m 14s
    6. Adding a background photo
      2m 55s
    7. Seeing placed and unplaced photos
      1m 32s
    8. Using Autoflow
      3m 41s
    9. Adding pages to a book
      1m 37s
    10. Adding a two-page spread
      4m 4s
    11. Swapping photos in a layout
      3m 16s
    12. Changing the order of pages
      1m 55s
  5. 12m 3s
    1. Advice when choosing pages
      1m 9s
    2. Formatting the cover
      2m 8s
    3. Modifying titles
      1m 54s
    4. Checking spelling
      3m 14s
    5. Adding captions
      2m 36s
    6. Making global changes to fonts
      1m 2s
  6. 17m 21s
    1. Applying design options effects to images
      1m 5s
    2. Cropping a photo
      1m 23s
    3. Using the Enhance button
      2m 56s
    4. Straightening an image
      2m 1s
    5. Using one-click effects
      2m 46s
    6. Editing a dark photo
      4m 5s
    7. Editing a bright photo
      1m 28s
    8. Reverting a photo
      1m 37s
  7. 7m 38s
    1. Adding a map
      50s
    2. Customizing a map's location
      1m 51s
    3. Changing a map's style
      1m 52s
    4. Adding places
      3m 5s
  8. 11m 57s
    1. Adding a blank page
      1m 37s
    2. Double-checking your spelling
      1m 39s
    3. Resolving any default text issues
      1m 56s
    4. Printing a hard copy to proof
      2m 34s
    5. Watching a slideshow
      3m 19s
    6. Duplicating or renaming a book project
      52s
  9. 7m 21s
    1. Before you can order...
      50s
    2. Choosing the print products store
      1m 38s
    3. Building your order
      4m 12s
    4. Checking the status of your order
      41s
  10. 11m 6s
    1. Creating a PDF of your book to email
      3m 8s
    2. Why create a slideshow?
      3m 31s
    3. Syncing to an iPad
      4m 27s
  11. 32s
    1. Goodbye
      32s

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Watch the Online Video Course Creating Photo Books with iPhoto
2h 7m Intermediate Dec 10, 2012

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Discover how to use Apple iPhoto to create photo books—for gifts or to showcase your photography. In this course, author Rich Harrington describes how to organize your images, choose a theme for your book, and customize the layout of each page. The course also shows how to insert captions, enhance photos with one-click effects, and add special features, such as maps. The course concludes with details on ordering books and creating PDF versions to distribute electronically.

This course was created and produced by Rich Harrington. lynda.com is honored to host this content in our library.

Topics include:
  • Organizing images in albums
  • Choosing a size and theme for your book
  • Adding background photos
  • Adding more pages
  • Changing the page order
  • Formatting the cover
  • Cropping, straightening, and enhancing images
  • Using maps in the layout
  • Watching a slideshow of the book
  • Ordering from the printer
  • Creating a PDF of your book
Subject:
Photography
Software:
iPhoto
Author:
Richard Harrington

Syncing to an iPad

We've created a Slideshow, we've created a PDF. Let's get both files ready and sync them to an iPad so they're easy to take with us. I'll go ahead and export that Slideshow by choosing File>Export. Jump on over to the Slideshow Tab and I'm going to use the Large Format here or maybe even the Display Format for maximum quality. It's up to you. I think the Large one will work just fine on the iPad and I'll go ahead and automatically send that to iTunes to make it easier to sync.

You'll notice if necessary, you can click Custom Export and choose a destination, but in this case, going directly to iTunes is what I want. So, Slideshow>Large Quality, Automatically Send and click Export, there it is, I'll click OK and it will start to Export the Slideshow. While that's running, we could switch on over and take care of the PDF Book. In iTunes, my iPad is connected. You'll also notice that I could see all the content, including books.

Now, I have my device set to Not Automatically Sync Books. You might need to go ahead and play with your Sync Options from the top here with Books. By Disabling Sync I have manual control, otherwise, you can use the normal options just like you would to take a normal Book or File off your computer and sync. Because I don't have Sync checked, I can instead just select the Books Category. Let's move this a bit out of the way and I'll grab the PDF File that I created earlier that was high resolution, dragging it into the Window, it will Sync and you will see the progress at the top.

The File now copies. Make sure you let it complete before you go ahead and disconnect. Let's check the iPad. Let's go ahead and switch over to iBooks and it opens up. Now, if you don't see the book, you may need to tap your Collections Button and switch over to the PDFs Category. In doing so, you'll see all the PDF Files you've put to your device. There's the new one.

I could tap it and it opens up. Because this is a two-page spread, you'll see for the covers that they don't get very large; however, for the rest of the Books, I'm now browsing the PDF File directly on my iPad. This makes it easy to share my book with others and it's really exciting that I've got my book to go. I could digitally enjoy it while I wait for the print copy to be delivered and this makes it really easy to share with friends and family.

That's the PDF of the Book. Now, let's do the Slideshow. Once the Export finishes, I can switch over to iTunes. If you don't see it added, you can simply navigate to the File. It will, by default, be stored in your Pictures Folder in the iPhoto Slideshows. Grab the File and just drop it in. It's now inside of my iTunes Library and I could drag that onto the iPad.

In doing so, you'll see it syncs. In this case, it's writing it into the Movies Folder and I'll see it Update. When the Progress Bar completes, it's on my iPad. You could tell by the Progress Status Bar at the top or you may notice the Synchronized Wheel spinning in the upper-left corner of your iPad. Once it's done syncing, you'll be able to view the File. Let's Launch the Videos App. There it is, the File synced, it's on my iPad.

Once I press Play, it will go ahead and go Full Screen. I can now see and hear my Slideshow and share it with others.

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