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How to register, search, compile, save, adapt, and publish/print on flexbooks.ck12.org.

How to register, search, compile, save, adapt, and publish/print on flexbooks.ck12.org.

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  • CREATING FLEXBOOKS “ How To ”
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS Register Adapt Search Compile Save Publish/Print
      • Register
      • Sign In to Your Account
    REGISTER Step II Validation Step III Sign In Step IV Confirmation Step I Registration
  • REGISTER: Register with CK-12 1. Click Register on the Home page ( http://flexbooks.ck12.org/flexr/ ). 2. Fill in your details in the Registration Form and click Register Now . *An activation email will be sent to your inbox.
  • REGISTER: Validation 4. Click Sign In to sign into the application. 3. Click the link in the verification e-mail to activate your account.
  • REGISTER: Sign In to Your Account * You may save your profile on your computer by checking this box.
    • Enter your username and password and click Login .
    • Click Sign In .
  • REGISTER: Confirmation of Sign In
    • You will know you are successfully signed in when the CK-12 Welcome page is displayed, with your name at the top right corner.
      • Search Content
      • View Search Results
      • Preview Content
    SEARCH Step I Search Content Step III Preview Content Step II View Results
  • SEARCH : Search Content Option 3 . Start a new FlexBook, by clicking Create FlexBook . Option 1 . Select from one of the subjects listed. Option 2 . Search for a specific subject. Human Body Option 4 . Hover over one of these books and click the View FlexBook option.
  • SEARCH: View Results and Preview Content
    • Click Action > View Details to view the HTML preview of a selected chapter.
    • Search results are displayed under the Books, Chapters, and Web tabs.
  • COMPILE Step I Compile Content Step II SequenceChapters Step III Delete UnwantedChapters
  • COMPILE : Compile Chapters Option 3 . When you move the mouse over the chapter, a Cross arrow appears. Drag and drop the selected chapter to the FlexBook Editor, while holding the left mouse button. Option 2 . Click Action>Add to FlexBook to add the selected chapter. Option 1 . Click the icon( ) to create a new chapter.
  • COMPILE: Sequence Chapters 4.Drop the chapter in the new position. 5.Click Save . 3.Drag the selected chapter to the new position while holding the left mouse button down. 2.Move the mouse over the chapter. A Cross arrow appears.
    • Click Edit or Edit This Book to expand the FlexBook Editor.
  • COMPILE: Delete Chapters
    • Click Action > Delete against the chapter you want to delete.
    • A warning dialog box confirming the delete operation is displayed.
    • Click OK to delete the chapter.
      • Book Details
      • Chapter Details
    SAVE Step I Label Book Details Step II Label Chapter Details
  • SAVE: Label Book Details
    • In the FlexBook Editor, click the title bar on the right to enter data into the corresponding fields.
    • Click Ok , then Save .
  • SAVE: Label Chapter Details
    • In the FlexBook Editor, click Action > Edit to get into the Chapter Editor where you can label the title and enter a chapter description.
  • SAVE: Label Chapter Details
    • Click File > Save to save your changes.
    • Click “title” and “description” and provide this information in order to save the chapter.
      • PUBLISH/PRINT your FlexBook now (purple section)
      • Further ADAPT the content you have compiled (orange section)
    2 OPTIONS
      • Edit Content
      • Insert and Edit Images
    ADAPT Step II Copy & Paste from External Step III Insert Images Step IV Edit Images Step I Copy & Paste within Editor
  • ADAPT: Content within Editor
    • Copy the content you wish to add.
    4. Paste the content in the chapter to which you want to add content.
    • In the FlexBook Editor, click Action> Edit for the chapter from which you require content.
    • Close the Chapter Editor.
    5. Click File > Save .
  • ADAPT: Content from External Resources 3. Click File > Save .
    • Copy content from an external source, such as a MSWord document.
    • Paste the content in the Chapter Editor.
  • ADAPT: Insert Images
    • Click Insert > Image or the Image icon to insert images in the chapter.
  • ADAPT: Insert Images
    • Paste the URL in the Image URL field to insert an image from the Web.
    • Click Browse to insert an image from your local machine.
    • Click Upload.
  • ADAPT: Edit Images 3. Click File > Save .
    • Right click the image and click Insert/edit image .
    • If it is an image URL, edit the URL and click Update .
      • PDF Format
      • View my FlexBook Online
      • Print Version
    PUBLISH/PRINT Step II View FlexBook Step I PDF Format Step III Print
  • PUBLISH/PRINT: PDF Format
    • Click Print Flexbook .
    • A Print Job pop-up appears at the bottom-right corner of the screen, informing that your FlexBook is added to the print jobs.
    • Click Save PDF to save your FlexBook.
    • Click View PDF to view the PDF version of your FlexBook.
    • Click Library and click the tab, My Print Jobs .
  • PUBLISH/PRINT: View My FlexBook Online Click View PDF to view the PDF version of your FlexBook.
  • PUBLISH/PRINT: Print Version Open the saved PDF and click File > Print .
  • Contribute to FlexBooks
  • Contribute to FlexBooks: Authoring Content Using a Wiki 1. To author content using the Wiki, navigate to... http://authors.ck12.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page . 2. Click Log In and enter you username and password.
  • Contribute to FlexBooks: Authoring Content Using a Wiki 3. Create the Home page for the book.
  • Contribute to FlexBooks: Authoring Content Using a Wiki 4. Make a list of links to the individual chapters using the Mediawiki internal link syntax and click Save . 5. Content is ready to be imported into Flexr.