How to Make the Spot the Difference Widget
Once you have logged in to your account, go to the book settings page. I've created a special book for testing widgets.
- Click the Add Widget button and you will see a popup menu. Choose the Spot the Difference widget from the list.
You should now be on the settings page for that widget.
- Give the widget a name. As my theme for the game is a party, I called my widget PartySpotDiff. No one will see this name except you. It's only a way to help you manage your widgets.
Let's work on the Static Settings. These settings cannot be changed after the widget is published in a book.
- Choose the Orientation and Size for your iBooks Author book. As my client's book has a landscape layout, I'll use the default Landscape option.
- I like the illustration style of the default Cover/Startup image. It goes well with my ice cream party theme. So we will keep that.
However, if you choose to upload a Cover/Startup image, it should be 1024 x 768 pixels.
The Background image will cover the entire play area. As a background might be distracting for young players, we won't use a custom Background image and keep the default white background. If you choose to use a custom image, the image should be 1024 x 728 pixels.
- Now we can upload our game images. Both images should be 492 x 728.
Once we have uploaded the two game images, we will see the first image displayed.
- Click on the image to set the target areas. For our example, we have three areas.
You will see the x and y positions of these areas in the boxes below.
- For Target Size, we will increase the area to 172, as young fingers are not precise when tapping the screen.
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