Join Mike Rankin for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with groups, part of iBooks Author for Teachers: The Basics.
So far we've seen how to create page objects and modify them, adjusting their…sizes, shapes, positions and so on, but sometimes you'll have a number of objects…that you want to manipulate all at once, and for that, the ability to create…groups of objects is really handy.…So over here on the left, I have four circles, and let's say I've carefully…arranged them and I want to experiment with manipulating them, resizing them,…rotating them and more, but I don't want to change their size or position…relative to each other.…I want to freeze them relative to each other.…So for that, I'm going to group them.…
I'll drag over the four circles and go to the Arrange menu, and choose Group, or I…could also use the keyboard shortcut Command+Option+G. Now the circles will…behave as one object.…I can click and drag inside the group to move it, I can click and drag a control…handle to resize the group, and note that I don't have to hold the Shift key to…constrain the proportions, that happens automatically. Just like with an…
- 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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