iBooks Author: Preview a book in iBooks

Preview a book in iBooks

You can preview your entire book or just a chapter in iBooks for iPhone, iPad, or Mac. To preview your book, you need to install the latest version of iBooks.

Preview a book or a chapter on iPhone or iPad

  1. Connect your device to your Mac.

  2. On the Home screen of your device, tap iBooks.

  3. In iBooks Author, do either of the following:

    • Preview a book: Click the Preview button in the toolbar, or choose File > Preview.

    • Preview a chapter: Select the chapter you want to preview in the sidebar, then choose File > Preview Current Section Only.

Note: To preview on an iPhone or iPad running iOS 7 or later, you need iTunes 11.1 or later installed on your Mac.

Preview a book or a chapter on Mac

  1. On a Mac with iBooks installed, open iBooks Author.

  2. In iBooks Author, do either of the following:

    • Preview a book: Click the Preview button in the toolbar, or choose File > Preview.

    • Preview a chapter: Select the chapter you want to preview in the sidebar, then choose File > Preview Current Section Only.

Change what the Preview button shows

By default, clicking Preview previews the entire book, but you can change it so that iBooks Author previews only the current section.

  1. Choose iBooks Author > Preferences.

  2. In the General pane, select “Preview only the current section.”

Tip: To display a list of devices available for previewing in iBooks, press Option when you click Preview.

Published Date: Dec 7, 2016
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