Working with Text

BookBildr supports Google Fonts, which means you have hundreds of fonts to choose from. To make working with fonts easier, we offer you to select a set of fonts and use it in your book.

How to add a font to your selected fonts #

Click on the Text icon in the sidebar. In the top box, you’ll have some fonts to get you started.

Below, you can browse all available fonts. To add a font to your set, click on it and it will appear in the top box. You can also use the search to find the fonts you like

To delete a font from your selected fonts, click on its name in the Selected Fonts box. Important: don’t delete any fonts you’re using in your book from your selected fonts because your book will switch to the default font (Open Sans).

How to add text to a page #

Click on “Add a text box” to add text to the page.

You’ll be able to select the font you’ve just added using a drop-down menu in the toolbar.

Select the default “Enter your text here…” message and start typing your own text.

To change the font size, use the Font Size dropdown menu.

Change font size

How to format your text #

Use the top toolbar to format your text the way you want to. The toolbar includes standard tools like font type, size, weight, decoration, color, text background color, etc.

You can also adjust line height and letter spacing using the pencil and ruler icon:

You can adjust the size of your text box by dragging its sides or corners:

How to copy and paste a text box #

BookBildr recognizes standard keyboard shortcuts that let you copy a text box from any page and paste it anywhere in your book. This feature is especially handy when you’re using the same text or text box formatting on multiple pages.

  1. To copy a text box, click on its border to select it and make sure the cursor isn’t available (you’re not in the typing mode.
  2. Press Ctrl+C (Windows) or Cmd+C (Mac) on your keyboard.
  3. If you want to paste the text box on the same page, press Ctrl+V (Windows) or Cmd+V (Mac).
  4. If you want to paste the text box on another page, browse to that page and then press Ctrl+V (Windows) or Cmd+V (Mac).
  5. The text box will be pasted and you’ll be able to position or edit it as desired.

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