Join Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a cover, part of Up and Running with iBooks Author.
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Any book publisher will tell you that a good quality cover that's eyecatching and …easy to read is incredibly important. The same goes for digital books as well. …To change your book cover, scroll up to the very top of your page list and click …on the top icon, which is for your cover. Here you can see that you can add a picture. …Change your title and also write who it's from. …You can add other elements to it as well, but let's keep it simple. …Keep in mind that the overall view of this on the iBooks bookshelf is going to …be quite small. Let's start by changing the picture.…
If I click on Media I have access to all the photos in my Aperture or iPhoto library. …From here I can pick any picture that I wanted and in this case I'm going to grab …this one here. As I drag and drop it on to the book …cover, you'll see that at first it's not aligned very well. …By simply double tapping it, I can click and drag in here to rearrange the picture …however I like. Let's put her up against the edge of the …
- Your first ebook in just four minutes
- Creating covers and introductions
- Importing and formatting text
- Adding and adjusting images
- Creating custom layouts
- Inserting tables, charts, and galleries
- Adding audio and video
- Creating a table of contents or glossary
- Previewing and publishing your iBook
Skill Level Beginner
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iBooks Author for Teachers: Fundamentalswith Mike Rankin2h 37m Appropriate for all
iBooks Author for Teachers: Creating a Lab Manualwith Mike Rankin44m 46s Appropriate for all
1. Getting Started with iBooks Author
2. Creating Your Cover and Introduction
Creating a cover3m 7s
3. Book-Design Basics
4. Customizing Your Layout
5. Advanced Techniques
6. Previewing and Publishing
Previewing on your iPad1m 37s
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