Learn how to customize your library's interface in Kotobee Author.
The flexibility in customizing the Kotobee library interface can help you apply your own branding, and enable the components you need easily.
In this section, we will guide you through the different ways that you can customize your library. The customization made in the manage tab will apply to the library as a whole. The customization made in the Customize tab applies to individual books.
For a video walkthrough on how to customize your libraries, click play:
- Go to the Manage tab.
- Click on the Libraries item in the left column.
- Select your library from the dropdown list. For library management, you will spend most of your time in this part of Kotobee Author.
- Select Customize from the left column under Libraries. You will be shown a preview of your library, along with some optional controls in a side column.
Customizing Your Library
Customize Your Library's Startup Page
Set Your Library's Background Color
Design the Header Bar Color Scheme for Your Library App
Design the Tabs Bar Color Scheme for Your Library App
Design the Chapter Menu Color Scheme for Your Library AppDesign Buttons' Color Schemes for Your Library App
Customize Your Library's Reading Environment
Customize Your Library App's Reading Tools
Select Your Library App's Control Bar Buttons
Add a New Tab to Your Library App's Control Bar
Customize Your Library App's Export Options
Enable Social Media Sharing in Your Library
Customize Your Library's Display Options
Set Page View Options for Your Library App
Set Fullscreen Options for Your Library's Mobile App
Set the Page Animation in Your Library App
Language and Interface Text
Change Your Library App's Default Language
Add a Language to Your Library App
Change Any Text in Your Library App's Interface
Previewing Your Library
The large preview frame allows you to see an interactive preview of your library. You can select a certain platform or device to emulate the library as a whole. The contents of the ebooks will not be emulated. Click on the drop-down list next to Platform, and pick a platform/device from there. Some devices allow you to rotate them, showing a different orientation. In the case of mobile devices, you can preview the library as a web app, or as a mobile app. Any time you'd like, you may restart the library preview by clicking on the Restart button. For detailed instructions, see Preview Your Library App on Emulated Platforms and Devices.