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6411 Views 9 Replies Latest reply: Jul 30, 2010 7:57 AM by Steve Meredith
Currently Being ModeratedJul 26, 2010 1:55 PM (in response to Steve Meredith)Steve;
We have a similar situation in Tennessee. Are your PDF's grouped together by topic, course, etc.? If so, you can add a URL link to the particular page that lists your PDF's. Let me know if this addresses your situation. All the best...
SRMac OS X (10.6.4), 2x2.66 GHz Dual-Core Intel Xeon; 5 GB 667 MHz DDR2-DIMM
Currently Being ModeratedJul 26, 2010 2:53 PM (in response to Syd Rodocker)Right now they are grouped by subject. For instance, Indian Education/HighSchool/. The HighSchool directory contains several PDF files with various titles, etc.
If I understand correctly I simply point to the directory listing? For example, http://opi.mt.gov/pdf/IndianEd/Curric/Grade1/ ?G4 Mirror, Mac OS X (10.4.10), ATI Radeon 9000 Pro
Currently Being ModeratedJul 26, 2010 3:00 PM (in response to Steve Meredith)Nope, that won't do it. iTunes U wants a "feed" link. The "Smart" option just seems to be a filter for content uploaded to iTunes. But I don't even know how to upload!G4 Mirror, Mac OS X (10.4.10), ATI Radeon 9000 Pro
Currently Being ModeratedJul 27, 2010 7:24 AM (in response to Steve Meredith)I know I can add my directory listing in the "Links" area but I found that people won't go there. I need to put the PDFs in the Content area under a "Tab."
How is this accomplished? I can do video feeds just fine, how do I do PDF directories, how do you get a PDF up?G4 Mirror, Mac OS X (10.4.10), ATI Radeon 9000 Pro
Currently Being ModeratedJul 29, 2010 9:27 AM (in response to Steve Meredith)All I want is to be able to have our PDF's show up in the content area of X.
This is an example iTunes content area from Virginia, http://deimos3.apple.com/WebObjects/Core.woa/Browse/vdoe.brpbs.org.1899420946.01 899420948
They have a mix of Video and PDF. How does one get the PDF files up!
Seems like it should be simple but no replies tell me that it ain't!
Certainly not in the admin manual!Intel Quad Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.4)
Currently Being ModeratedJul 29, 2010 1:35 PM (in response to Steve Meredith)Steve;
Sorry I haven't replied to your posts for a few days. I've been "knee deep" in the new Site Manager revisions. I'm liking it so far, but so of the "Description" data doesn't translate from the old environment to the new, so I'm having to do a little "copy & paste".
We have pages on iTunes U that contain both audio/video materials and PDF files (see attached link). Is this what you're wanting to accomplish? If so, you can create a new "Collections" page and upload your PDF's to that new Collection.
If I'm missing something in what you're wanting to accomplish, let me know.
Here's the link:
Regards, Syd RodockerMac OS X (10.6.4), 2x2.66 GHz Dual-Core Intel Xeon; 5 GB 667 MHz DDR2-DIMM
Currently Being ModeratedJul 29, 2010 2:55 PM (in response to Syd Rodocker)Yes that's what we are trying to achieve!
If I have to physically upload them to Apple, that'll be OK, what ever gets the job done.
I was thinking we can simply point to them (PDFs) as feed. I'm able to feed our videos just fine but unsure on the XML of PDF....Mac OS X (10.6.4)
Currently Being ModeratedJul 29, 2010 3:41 PM (in response to Steve Meredith)To add a PDF to a collection that is RSS feed based, you would add the PDF as an item within the RSS feed and include type="application/pdf" to the item enclosure.
<itunesu:category itunesu:code="100100" />
<enclosure url="http://example.com/podcasts/myeconomics101,transcript1.pdf" type="application/pdf" />
For more information on crafting RSS feeds for iTunes U you can also review the following resources
iTunes Podcast - Making a Podcast - http://www.apple.com/itunes/podcasts/specs.html
iTunes U Administration Guide - Creating an iTunes U Specific RSS Feed - http://deimos.apple.com/rsrc/doc//iTunesUAdministrationGuide/AddingContent/chapt er12_section_3.html#//appleref/doc/uid/AdminGuide-CH22-SW6Macbook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.4)
Currently Being ModeratedJul 30, 2010 7:57 AM (in response to Aiden Tozer)Thank you to all who posted! Now I better understand how I can populate my iTunes U site with PDF files!
Was able to get one on the site! Whoooo Hoooo!
Off we go populating!
Message was edited by: Steve MeredithG4 Mirror, Mac OS X (10.4.10), ATI Radeon 9000 Pro