Apple Tutorial

In this tutorial an iPad 4 was used. There are many models of the iPad and this app is backward compatible from the 4.  This tutorial is basically the same for all, even though the operating system may be different for some models. This app is designed to work on full size and half size iPads.  If you have any problems please contact me immediately so I can try and resolve your issue.

 

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Step 1:

Choose an Import Text:  Open an internet browser on your iPad and go to a website that has text that you want to import.  I chose this website: http://www.gutenberg.org/.  I clicked on my choice, Moby Dick: Or, The whale by Herbert Melville to import to iCee Better App.

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Step 2:

Select Your Import Text:   Now click on EPUB (no images). You can click on EPUB books with images, however, iCee Better is designed to only display text and not images. 

What Can Be Imported:   .html, .txt, and EPUB  formats. 

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Step 3:

Choose Where to Import the Text:   After clicking on your choice, this window will pop up.  Click on Open in “iCee”.

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Step 4:

The Text Automatically Appears in the iCee Better App!  Now it is time to customize your background color and your font color, size, or style!

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Step 5:

Customize the Background Color:   Click on the right side of the screen and a tool bar slides out.  Click on the 1st square icon to the right of the Profile 1 box.  A window appears below the square. Choose the color you want for the background from the predefined square icons.

The color will automatically appear behind the text to the left of the tool bar in the main App screen.  If you don’t like the predefined color choices you can slide your finger along the two color bars below the predefined color squares.  Experiment! 

If you don’t like the color you choose go back and start over by clicking on the white icon square in the predefined color icon squares!  So Easy!

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Step 6:

Changing Text Color:   Click on the 2nd square icon to the right of the Profile 1 box.  The color choice window will appear below the square icon.  Like the background, you can choose a predefined color or make up your own.  As you select your choice of text color the change will appear automatically on the main App screen to the left of the tool bar.  The color choices are many! 

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Step 7:

Changing the Font Size:   Click on the 3rd square icon to the right of the Profile 1 box.  A window will open below the square icon. You can take your finger and choose the font size by scrolling up or down in the scroll window.  You will see the font size automatically change in the main app screen to the left of the tool bar.

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Step 8:

Choosing Font Style:    Click on the 4th square icon to the right of the Profile 1 box.  A window will appear below the square icon.  Select the style you want.  As you select styles they will appear automatically in the main window on the left side of the tool bar.

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Step 9:

Saving your profile:   Click on Profile 1. The keyboard will pop up from the bottom of the screen.  Type in a short name, (8 characters or less), for your profile name and tap Done on the keyboard.  You have saved your profile for whenever you want to use it on the text you are working on or other text that you import.  You are finished!  Good Job!  Now enjoy your reading!

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To Remove/hide the Tool Bar:   Tap in the main App window and the slider will disappear until you need it again! 

  

 Show the Tool Bar:   Tap on the right side of the iPad screen when the app is open.  The tool bar will slide out automatically.

 

 

How to Change to the Next Page or go back to previous page:   Touch the screen and move your finger up to scroll to the next page. If you want to go back to the previous page touch the screen and move your finger down to scroll back to the last page.

 

 

Using Landscape and Portrait Mode:   This app will work in both modes.  Use the mode that best fits you or your environment.

 

 

Please Note:  Only public domain text or Copyrighted text with the owner’s permission can be legally imported into iCee Better.   iCee Better does not support copyright infringement what-so-ever.

 

 

Purchasing more profiles:  The first 2 profiles are free.  If you need more you can click the “Get More Profiles” icon and you are able to purchase each profile for $0.99 USD.  If there is more than one person using the device or if you need more profiles, then it is nice to have more than 2 profiles to work with.

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