Join Mike Rankin for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating scrolling sidebars, part of iBooks Author for Teachers: The Basics.
A new interactive feature that was added with version two of iBooks Author is…the scrolling sidebar.…It allows you to perform a magical trick of squeezing in as much content as you…like into a small space, so it's great for solving tricky problems when you can't…quiet get your layout to work right.…In this chapter of my Geology project I have a section on the forces of erosion,…and I have some material on how Niagara Falls is eroding the land, right here.…It's in its own text box, and I'd like to highlight it right here as a sidebar of…its own, but it's too long to fit on the page.…
You can tell by the plus sign down here at the bottom of the text box,…indicating that there's overflow text.…This is the perfect use for a scrolling sidebar.…First, I'll make room for the sidebar by resizing this text box and moving it out of the way.…Then to add a scrolling sidebar, I'll choose widgets, scrolling sidebar, it…comes in as an anchored object, and I also have the blue dot here for rounding…the corners of the object if I wish.…
- 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
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Graphic Design Foundations: Typographywith Ina Saltz2h 23m Beginner
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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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