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When trying to load multiple language versions of an ibook onto my iPad only the first document loads

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Nov 28, 2012 7:53 AM

We have a sales tool that we have created for one of our clients in iBooks Author. They need the iBook creating in various languages.

 

We need to be able to supply the multiple versions of the same document (in the different languages) to our client and they need to be able to install the different versions onto their iPads. And they want the options of having multiple language versions on the same iPads.

 

 

We have already created two language versions of the document (a US English and an International English version).

 

The two documents have different file names, (although they are based on the same document). We have just changed the spelling of some words accordingly. (And we will be producing other language variants based on the master file).

 

We export the two documents via the File > Export > iBooks option. Then we are using Dropbox to upload the two files. The files are then accessed via the Dropbox App on the iPad.

 

We can download the first document (International English) onto the iPad and view it as normal, but when we try and then download the other document (US English) it downloads in the Dropbox App, but when you click on view in iBooks it opens the first (International English) document into iBooks.

 

You can only appear to have one version of the document installed at any one time. If you delete the first one you can then load the second one fine, but not both at the same time. If the file names are different it must be getting the identity of the document from somewhere else.

 

This has only started happening since using iBooks Author 2.

 

Can anyone offer any suggestions please. I've tried changing the version number in the option on export, but this doesn't seem to affect the result.

 

Thanks in advance for any suggestions

John

iPad 2, iOS 5.1.1
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