Join Mike Rankin for an in-depth discussion in this video Customizing templates, part of iBooks Author for Teachers: The Basics.
Templates in iBooks Author are great tools for helping you create professional…looking projects and for saving time and effort along the way, and in fact you…can save even more time and effort and in many cases achieve the exact look you…want by customizing templates.…So let's see how that's done.…In a previous movie, we looked at the basics of how to use the Template…Chooser, which is a very handy window where you can choose a template for your…iBooks Author project.…And you can make the Template Chooser even more useful by customizing your…templates to suit your needs and saving them so they appear in the Template Chooser.…
This can save you a lot of work, especially if you find your self making the same…changes to templates over and over again.…So begin by opening the Template Chooser, I have it up on screen but if you…don't have it on screen, you can open it by choosing File > New From Template…Chooser, or pressing Command+Shift+N. Let's open the Modern Type template by…double-clicking on it.…
- 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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iBooks Author for Teachers: Creating a Lab Manualwith Mike Rankin44m 46s 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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