Join Mike Rankin for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding text formatting options, part of iBooks Author for Teachers: The Basics.
Let's continue our look at working with text in iBooks Author with a tour of the…text formatting controls.…The Format bar is where you can find just about all the controls you'll need to…apply formatting to a piece of text.…You can select some text, I'll select this little blue head right here, and…here's the Format bar.…I have a button to show and hide my paragraph styles, I have a popup list of…Paragraph Styles and Character Styles.…I also have a list of the fonts I can apply, and the Font Styles, so I can choose…things like Light or Condensed and so on.…
I can pick the size of the text, the color, a background color, and I have…convenient buttons to apply Bold, Italics, and Underlining.…To the right of that, I have Paragraph level controls to apply alignment like…Left, Centered, Right, and Justified.…And then I have menus to control my line spacing, number of columns, and lists.…At the bottom of the menus for line spacing and list styles, you'll see a…choice called Show More.…If you choose that, the Text Inspector will open and will show you even more options.…
- 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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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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