iBooks Author Quick Answers

iBooks Author Quick Answers

Apple iBooks AuthorR Quick Answers

Need to find out how to do something fast! Here are the steps to performing the most basic tasks in iBooks Author.

Lock or Unlock an Object on Page
  • Select the object on the page.
  • From the Menubar, choose Arrange - Lock.
  • From the Menubar, choose Arrange - Unlock.
Disable Scrolling View (Portrait Orientation)
  • In the Document Inspector, select "Disable scrolling view" checkbox.
Add Special Characters and Symbols
  • Place your cursor within the text.
  • From the Menubar, choose Edit - Emoji and Symbols.
  • In the pop-up window, double-click the special character.
Redefine a Style
  • Select the text to be restyled.
  • Open the Style drawer and select the style to apply it to the selected text.
  • Change the styling of the text as needed to your new style.
  • You will see the down arrow next to the style in the style drawer turn red.
  • Select the red arrow and choose Redefine Style from Selection.
Create a New Style
  • Select the text and style as desired.
  • From the Menubar, click Format - Create Paragraph Style from Selection.
  • Give your new style a name so that it will appear in the Style Drawer.
Remove the Chapter or Section Number
  • Select the Chapter or Section in the Book Pane.
  • Open the Layout Inspector.
  • Click the Numbering tab.
  • Set the Chapter and Section Numbering menu to None.
Add or Delete a Question in Review Widget
  • Select the iBA Review Widget on the page layout.
  • In the Widget Inspector, click on the Interaction tab.
  • In the questions list, the default question is selected. Click the Minus icon at the bottom of the list to delete the question.
  • Click the Plus icon at the bottom of the list.
  • Choose the question of your choice from the pop-over menu.
Add a Bookry.com Widget to iBooks Author
  • Drag the exported .wdgt file from the Finder in to the page of your iBook.

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