Join Mike Rankin for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding math content using MathML, LaTeX, and MathType, part of iBooks Author for Teachers: The Basics.
With version 2 of iBooks Author, Apple gave users the ability to add math…equations via MathML and LaTeX. You can also use a separate application called…MathType to typeset math in your projects.…To create math equations in iBooks Author, you start by putting your cursor in…the text where you want the equation to appear and then choose Insert Equation,…or press the keyboard shortcut Command+Option+E. This opens the Edit Equation…window where you can type or paste in LaTeX or MathML code.…If you don't know how to use LaTeX or MathML, there are lots of resources on the…web. I'll switch over to my browser and we'll look at some of them.…
For LaTeX, one place you check out is the Tex Tips and Resources page at the…University of Illinois' website.…For MathML, you can check out Design Sciences, A Gentle Introduction to MathML.…And there's also an iBooks Author support page on using LaTeX and MathML.…It shows supported LaTeX commands, MathML elements and attributes, and sample equations.…You can actually copy and paste these bits of code right into iBooks Author to…
- Creating and editing layouts
- Setting text preferences
- Working with color and images
- Importing and moving content
- Adding an image gallery widget
- Creating scrolling sidebars and pop-overs
- Incorporating audio and video
- Creating reviews with multiple choice and matching questions
- Sharing iBooks Author projects via email and PDF
Skill Level Appropriate for all
iBooks Author Essential Trainingwith Chris Mattia6h 55m Appropriate for all
Graphic Design Foundations: Typographywith Ina Saltz2h 23m Beginner
iBooks Author for Teachers: Creating a Math Lessonwith Mike Rankin54m 18s Intermediate
iBooks Author for Teachers: Creating a Lab Manualwith Mike Rankin44m 42s Appropriate for all
1. Working with Layouts and Pages
2. Working with Text Elements
3. Working with Color and Images
4. Importing and Moving Content
Importing content from a PDF4m 50s
5. Working with Widgets
6. Working with Reviews
7. Sharing iBooks Author Projects
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