a free e-book authoring application created by Apple. It is an OS X app that can create books for local distribution to the iPad only and for sale on the iBookstore.

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Is there any way to use iBooks author like pages/numbers/keynote on icloud?

I use iBook author for my school projects and need to collaborate with my group members. Is there any way we can do so like using icloud or google drive? It will be very helpful if it can display ...
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iBook Author crashes whenever I try typing in Devanagari-QWERTY Language [on hold]

I have been using iBook Author for the past 2 years, and so far it's so good. But today I tried typing in Hindi, with Devanagari - QWERTY input method and it's continuously crashing after only a few ...
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“itmstransporter” permission error when publishing iBook

I've created a book using iBooks Author, sent it over to iTunes Producer, filled in all of the necessary details (price, availability, etc) and attempted to submit it. Once I submit it to Apple I see ...
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iBook Author question about Table of Contents. Is there a maximum size?

I have about 134 Chapters in my iBook in progress. The Table of Contents is now acting a bit weird....as it starts out with those little dots at the bottom of the Table of Contents jumping Chapters 2 ...
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iBooks Author maximum glossary image size

When including an image in a glossary entry, I've worked-out by trial-and-error that the maximum size for the image should be approximately 368x318 pixels. While larger images can display properly ...
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How to make interactive Keynote for iBooks Author?

I am a teacher who teaches students with learning disabilities. I am making a novel study in iBooks Author that they can access on their iPads. I can put Keynote presentations within the book and I ...
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How do I update an iBook created in iBooks Author without losing old notes?

I have been creating an iBook using iBooks Author. I export it as an iBook that I can open in iBooks on my computer and on my iPad. The challenge I am running into is that I highlight sections and ...
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How to deal with retina images on iBooks Author?

I want basically insert an image as a background for a page on a books I am creating on iBooks Author. My question is this: I have a retina version of the full screen image (iPad) that is 2048 x 1536 ...
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iAd iBooks widget | Send drawing board to email

I'm designing an iBook with an iAd als HTML widget. When I saw what was possible I would like to let people send in a sketch via the HTML widget. I'm more of a designer than a javascript developer but ...
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iBooks Author: turn page at end of an audio-file

I would like to play a short audio clip on one page of an iBooks Author project, and at the end of the audio the following page should automatically appear. The audio must play when the page is ...
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Image size above 1536px for iBookstore?

I'm putting together a picture book in iBooks Author. The images for each page are around 3500px by 3500px. I'm uploading them as square images, and just leaving a margin on each side of the images. ...
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connection line grayed out in iBooks Author

I went to menu-format-text and all that but the thing is the box grayed out totally. At this point, all I could actually click on was the hide and show thing but of course I can't see anything ...
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What applications do i need to make a Newsstand app?

I am wondering how to make a newsstand app. What are the applications i need? I am currently in the process of enrolling in the Apple iOS program, so i will have access to the Newsstand Kit and ...
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iBooks Author custom layout

I'm looking to build an iBook with iBooks Author which would require a jQuery masonry-esque layout and I have scoured the web for documentation, help, tutorials, and articles that may help me embark ...
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How can I change a section's title color by editing the template in iBooks Author?

I'm trying to make a book with iBooks Author on my Mac by customizing the "Contemporary" template. When I switch the view mode from landscape to portrait, the section title color is red - I want it ...
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Import footnotes from Word document into iBooks Author?

Is there a way of keeping the footnotes made in a Pages or MS Word file when importing them into a new iBooks Author book?
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How do I link an installed app in iBooks Author?

I'm trying to making an iBook for educational purposes, and in that book I linked to web pages, embedded a video, embedded an image. I want to link to an installed iPad app in my iBook, is it possible ...
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Change iBooks Author study card behavior?

So when you're reading an iBook made using iBooks Author, and you go to highlight something, you're able to use that as a study card along with a note of your own creation that you annotate with the ...
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How do I activate markers and link text in iBooks Author?

I want to have text in one place/page, to tap on it and go to another place/page. I'm new in iBooks Author, I've tried several options and I don't know how it works.
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How do I link text boxes in iBooks Author?

I've been trying out iBooks author, and one thing i want to be able to do is to allow text overflow from one custom text box to another. In pages this is done either by clicking the blue little symbol ...
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Is there an Enterprise version of iBooks Author?

Apple's licensing terms for iBooks Author are quite restrictive towards the distribution of work: They require the output of iBooks Author to be distributed only through Apple's retail operation. How ...
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How can I incorporate LaTeX into an iBook created with iBooks Author?

I'm interested in writing a text in the sciences that requires some mathematical notation, but I see no way to incorporate LaTeX into iBooks using iBooks Author. Am I missing a feature? Is there an ...
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Embedding code snippets in iBooks Author

I've been playing with iBooks Author all morning and I haven't had any luck embedding code snippets. Does anyone else have any ideas? A few things I've tried: A custom widget. This won't work, ...
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Where can I find a user forum for the brand-new Apple iBooks Author application?

Apple has just released the free iBooks Author application for Mac OS X 10.7 Lion. Where can I find some information about its capabilities. Yes, this is a "Jeopardy" question.
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Is iBooks Author suitable for producing poetry?

in terse terms: poets craft lines. eBook readers wrap witlessly Will Author for iBooks let us read "Achilles' baneful wrath resound, O Goddess, that impos'd Infinite ...