Booktype for Authors and Publishers

Editing a Chapter

Once you have created chapters, content needs to be added to them (text and images). This is probably how you will be spending most of your time in Booktype; writing material, reviewing, editing and updating chapters, as well as inserting and organising images.

Accessing the Chapter Editor

  1. First you need to be in the Editing page for the book you are working on.
  2. Make sure the Table of contents is visible by clicking on the Chapters Tab.
  3. Then click on the EDIT link next to the chapter you want to edit.
  4. The Chapter editor opens showing the Chapter Title and any content that has already been added.
  5. Type away!

Saving your Work

As with every other software application you need to save your work regularly to avoid losing those hours worth of effort due to your laptop battery going flat or some similar incident.

Booktype has three buttons concerning saving your work which are located at the top of the Chapter editor. They are Save, Save and continue editing and Cancel.

Save : clicking on Save will not only save your changes to the chapter, but will also close the Chapter Editor and return you to the book's Table of Contents.

Save and continue editing : This button saves your changes but leaves the editor open for you to continue making changes to the chapter. This is the button to use regularly to ensure you don't lose the changes you have made to the chapter.

Cancel : This button is only used if you decide that you don't want to keep the changes that you have made to the chapter.