iBooks Author For Dummies
By Galen Gruman
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Released: April 2012
Pages: 192

Go beyond the pages of a book to create content that leaps out and grabs your attention

The pages of your e-book can truly come alive and provide your readers with a dynamic experience on their iPads. All you have to do is open the door with Apple's iBooks Author. Let this book be your guide on this exciting journey as you learn how to prepare your content, lay it out, and add interactivity to create groundbreaking e-books for the amazing iPad.

  • Turn the page — learn to set up your document and embed various elements in the landscape

  • Tell the story — prepare your text and perform basic editing, formatting, and proofreading steps

  • Touch it up — add a splash of color and make your content pop using background fill, drop shadows, border strokes, and other cool effects

  • Make sure it's read — incorporate sidebars, captions, charts, drawings, and tables to highlight key points

  • Get involved — integrate interactive capabilities such as 3D images, web elements, videos, audio recordings, and image galleries

Open the book and find:

  • The basics about iBooks Author's inspectors

  • Steps for preparing text and importing tables

  • How to add and format various objects in your iBook

  • Illustrative elements that work

  • A tour of the interactive features in iBooks Author

  • Ways to call attention to important content with videos, images, drawings, and more

  • Helpful advice on creating a table of contents

  • Tips for getting your documents to readers

Learn to:

  • Create and publish interactive books for iPad

  • Add text, video, charts, images, widgets, and more

  • Publish and distribute your work in the iBookstore

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