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Take Control of iBooks by Sharon Zardetto

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Select Text (& Do Something with It)

There are lots of reasons you might want to select text in a book: to highlight or annotate it, to look up a word in the Dictionary, to search for a phrase in Wikipedia or the wider Web, to create a citation, or to share it through email or social media. You can even have the text read out loud to you.

This chapter describes text-selection techniques and some of the things you can do with copied text: Create Citations, Share Selected Text (as in email or Twitter), or have it read to you (see Read Me a Story).

Learn Text-selection Techniques

Selecting text isn’t difficult, but the techniques vary based on what type of book you’re reading. Spoiler alert: you’ll be disappointed at the options available in Mac ...

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