Join Mike Rankin for an in-depth discussion in this video Testing projects on an iPad, part of iBooks Author for Teachers: The Basics.
We're almost at the finish line. We've seen how to start a project with a…template, how to work with text, images, media, and interactive widgets, and now…it's time to test and proofread our project before sharing it with students.…There are several options for sharing iBooks Author projects with students, and…we'll cover those in later movies.…But no matter how you plan on sharing your project, it's important to test it…on an iPad to confirm that it looks and behaves the way you expect it to.…To open and preview iBooks Author 2 projects, you need an iPad with the iBooks 3 app installed.…
Then launch iBooks on the iPad, then in iBooks Author, click Preview in the toolbar.…You can also preview by going to the File menu and choosing Preview, or by using…the keyboard shortcut, Command+Option+P. Notice too that there's another choice…here in the File menu, Preview Current Selection Only.…If I just wanted to Preview Chapter 1, which I currently have selected, I could choose this.…This can be a great time saver especially if you have a really large or complex project.…
- 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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