Join Mike Rankin for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with image files, part of iBooks Author for Teachers: Fundamentals.
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Adding pictures is guaranteed to make your project more engaging for students.…And iBooks Author not only allows you to add images, you can enhance them, too,…by cropping out the parts you don't need and adding special effects like…borders and shadows.…So let's see how to work with images in iBooks Author.…For best performance, Apple officially recommends three image formats for use in…iBooks Author, JPEG, GIF, and PNG.…But the application can actually accept images in several other formats.…You can place files in Adobe Illustrator format, Adobe Photoshop format, TIFFs,…PNGs, JPEG 2000 files, Bitmap files, PDFs, and even EPS files.…
But an EPS will be converted to a PDF when you drop it onto the page.…iBooks Author also retains the transparency in image formats that support it.…So let's place a couple of these images.…I'll grab the canyon.jpg and I'll hold the Command key on my keyboard to select…volcano.jpg, I'll grab them, I'll press Command+Tab, switch over to iBooks…Author, and drop them on the page.…
- 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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