Join Mike Rankin for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating and editing layouts, part of iBooks Author for Teachers: The Basics.
In iBooks Author, layouts are the main building blocks you use to construct…the pages of a project.…Understanding how layouts work is key to working smoothly and efficiently in iBooks Author.…So, let's take a look at how layouts function, how to make changes to existing…layouts, and how to create new layouts from scratch.…So here I am at the Template Chooser.…And if you don't have the Template Chooser open, you can open it by choosing…File > New from Template Chooser, or by pressing the keyboard shortcut…Command+Shift+N, and I'm going to create a new project based on the Modern Type…template by double-clicking on it.…
On the left side of the window, I can see my new project contains three pages…filled with placeholder text,…a chapter page, a section page, and a page with two columns of text.…The look of each of these pages is based on a layout, and I can see which…layout a page is based on by clicking the down-pointing triangle that appears…to the right of the page.…So, in this case, it's the Default layout, in this case, it's the Section layout…
- 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
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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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