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Introduction to iBooks Author  (APIB101)

Time: 9AM - 4PM Eastern Time (ET)
Duration: 1 Day


In this course you will learn how to: Create an interactive iBook with dynamic content; Insert text, graphics and interactive media; Change the layout of your content; Add book information and security; Share your book with others; Publish and distribute your book independently and through the iBookstore.



This course is currently available in another city, on demand or for private classes only. Call us at 888.484.2933 to learn more about our flexible scheduling options or complete our Information Request Form and we will contact you to arrange a class date that is suitable to your availability.

Course Outline

  • Getting started
    • What is iBooks Author?
    • From start to finish in less than 5 minutes
    • Workspace tour
    • Choosing a template
    • Adding content
    • Previewing your book on your iPad
    • Sharing your book
  • Understanding your book setup
    • Designing a cover
    • Creating an introduction
    • Understanding chapters, sections and pages
    • Creating a glossary
    • Working with the Table of Contents
  • Layout options
    • Changing the number of columns
    • Column and page breaks
    • Text flow and text wrapping
    • Using rulers, invisible characters and object boundaries
    • Creating and modifying layouts and templates
  • Working with text
    • Adding and formatting text
    • Importing text from other applications
    • Working with styles
    • Adding chapter, section and page titles and numbering
    • Advanced text options such as spell check, find/replace and hyphenation settings
  • Graphics, shapes and tables
    • Adding and modifying graphics and other objects
    • Creating and modifying shapes
    • Working with photos
    • Working with tables and charts
  • Using interactive media
    • Creating an image gallery
    • Inserting audio and video
    • Creating a quiz
    • Connecting to live content
  • Previewing, sharing and publishing your book
    • Previewing your book or a single chapter on your iPad
    • Adding book information such as author, title and keywords
    • Adding password security
    • Sharing your book with others through e-mail
    • Exporting your book for distribution
    • Submitting your book to the iBookstore for publication

Private training is available for this course.

Call us at 1-888-484-2933 to learn more about our flexible scheduling options or complete our Information Request Form.

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