Questions tagged [ibooks-author]

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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iBooks Author on iMac 10.13. Preview on iPad not available [duplicate]

In iBooks Author, the preview on iPad option is not working. I have tried 2 different iPads on all ports and my iPhone, but it is still greyed out and not available. What could be wrong?
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Unable to login with Apple ID in iBooks Author

I have access to iTunes Connect with my Apple ID, but when I'm trying to sign in with the same Apple ID in iBooks Author it shows the following error: This Apple ID isn't associated with an iTunes ...
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How to send a password to iBook buyers?

I'm publishing a textbook on iTunes Connect that has facilitator sections as HTML widgets. I'd like to password protect them as sometimes they have answers to quizzes that ideally the student doesn't ...
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iBooks Author imports ePub text very large

I have an inDesign file that I'm exporting as a fixed ePub. When I import it into iBooks Author using the blank template, the text is gigantic. For instance one text box is set to 389 pt. The text is ...
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iBooks Author Latex Question

Any idea how would you go about drawing a 3x3 matrix in iBooks Author? My Latex formula which works on other platforms is $$\left[\begin{array}{ c c c }1 & 1 & 1 \2 & -1 & 1 \ 1 &...
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Why does iBooks Author refuse to open .epub?

I have an epub for a hundred-year-old book with the illustrations from the original missing, and no links from TOC to the appropriate places. Wanting to correct that, I tried to open it from iBooks ...
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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 who'...
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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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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 really....
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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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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 ...