Join Mike Rankin for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with iBooks Author templates, part of iBooks Author for Teachers: The Basics.
Templates are the foundation of iBooks Author documents.…They can help you make professional looking projects with consistent…formatting and structure, and save you a tremendous amount of time and effort…over building pages from scratch.…So, let's begin by taking a look at what makes up an iBooks Author template and…how to use the Template Chooser.…Every project you create in iBooks Author is based on a template.…And if you think about it, you really wouldn't want to have to build and format…each and every page from scratch, especially if your project is book length.…So, Apple provides templates to give your projects consistent structure and formatting.…
Templates include various layouts or page types that you'll need.…They also include paragraph and character styles you can apply to your text to format it.…And templates also provide a little automation in the form of table of contents…styles, which automatically create your project's table of contents.…And it's great that Apple provides you with several templates to choose from all ready to go.…
- 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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