Design Settings - Flash Display Settings



Page Thickness

The page thickness can make your eBook more like a real book. There are 5 types of page thickness: None, Thinner, Thin, Thick and Thicker. And when you move the mouse over the book edge, you will see page number tips and you can click it go to that page directly.



Thickness Color

Once you enable the page thickness, you can customize color for the edge of the page thickness.



Corner Width

Corner width is the area that shows flipping status at the corner when mouse moves over the book corner. You can define corner flip width with 8 levels.



Background Alpha

The transparence of the flipbook background varies based on the value (0-1) of background alpha. For example, if the value is 0, the book background is completely transparent and when you embed the book in other HTML page, it will show the background of that HTML web page only.



Retain the book to center

If you select "No" for this setting, the flipbook will display on the right-side. This setting is used when you have special background image for the book, e.g., advertisement or company logo.



Show Corner Flip Effect

Set this option as “True” to show the Corner Flip Effect at the beginning so as to inform readers that they can drag or click the corner to turn pages directly.



Mouse Down To Scroll

Once you enable this option, readers can click to press Mouse Down to scroll the page to the mouse point.



Mouse Tracing Effect

Show Mouse Tracing Effect at the beginning to tell readers that they can drag or click the corner to turn page. If the book is set to open with double page spread, then the Mouse Tracing Effect will not display.



Open thumbnails pallet

This setting allows you to control whether to open the thumbnail pallet or not when once the book is opened.




You can choose a flash pre-loader for your flip book to show before the book pages finish loading.



Restore Session

Enable this option to remember the page a reader viewed before he closed the book last time and it will prompt to ask the reader whether to open the flipbook on this page or not.



Flash Menu Setting

Click the "Square" icon and you will see below dialog box where you can add flash menu for the book. You can add Share, Copy book URL, Copy embed html, Go to Page and Open URL.

And after you publish the book, readers can right click to see these settings in the pop-up menu.




You can choose font type for the feature button prompts and customize font color for them. Besides, you can also customize font color for Page Index, Normal Text and Highlight Text.



Background Config

Background Color:

Define background for your flipbook with gradient color or pure color (the same color for "Gradient Color A" and "Gradient Color B"). Gradient Angle is the angle between two colors.


Background Image (set in Classical and Spread templates):

Click the icon to choose background image from your computer, and there are 11 kinds of "Image Position" for you to choose: Scale to fit, Fill, Top Left, Top Center, Top Right, Middle Left, Middle Center, Middle Right, Bottom Left, Bottom Center and Bottom Right.


Background Image (set in Float template):

Float template enables you to add two background images: Outer Image and Inner Image. You can make Inner background image to show special information, such as advertisement or company logo, etc. There are also 11 kinds of "Image Position" for you to choose: Scale to fit, Fill, Top Left, Top Center, Top Right, Middle Left, Middle Center, Middle Right, Bottom Left, Bottom Center and Bottom Right.



Thumbnail Background Color

Set color for the thumbnails background.



Thumbnail Selected Color

When the book is opened at a specific page, the correspondent thumbnail page will show within the custom color. And when the mouse moves over a specific thumbnail page, this will happen too.



Page Background Color

When the book pages are loading or the total pages of your PDF file is odd, the page (or the last page) will show with the "Page Background Color".



Book Proportions

Please note that the values are not fixed in pixels or inches, they just refer to a ratio for "Page Width” and “Page Height", and the book size will scale depend on your Explorer Window size.



Page Shadow

The value also takes the value of Book Proportions as reference, and the value interval of "Page Shadow Opacity" is "0~1", the larger the value is, the deeper the shadow color will be.



Right to Left

If your flipbook content is written in right to left reading languages (such as Arabic), you can choose "Yes" for this "Right to Left" option.



Start on Double Page

Set the flipping book to start on double-page or not. If you choose Yes, the book will display without a frontpage (or cover), presenting simply two pages at a time. If your book has odd page, you can try and set this value to YES.



Cover Settings

If you want create hard cover effect (a book bound with rigid protective covers) for your flipbook, choose "Yes" in "Hard Cover" option. And you can set border width and border color for the book. Besides, you can add border and set round radius for the cover.



Enable Fast Flip

Fast Flip allows you to flip to next or previous page by clicking the buttons without a break. That means you can flip multiple pages consecutively instead of waiting for a page finishes flipping.



Show Page Index When Fast Flip

Once you enable this Fast Flip option, readers will see the page index in the middle of the book when they turn pages with Fast Flip mode.



Flipping Time

Set page flipping time (the interval it takes to finish flipping a page) in seconds according to your needs (Recommended value is 0.6).



Mouse Wheel to Turn page

Enable this option to allow readers to turn page by scrolling the mouse wheel.



Page Numeration

Total Pages Caption: Specify the total pages number text in the pagination block.

Page Number Caption: Set caption for each page of your book. The format is: "acture page number:caption;". For example, if you set "1:I;2:II;3:III;4:IV;5:V;6:First Unit;7:;8-100:1+", it will show "I" for the first page, "II" the second page, "III" for the third page, "IV" for the forth page, "V" for the fifth page, "First Unit" for the sixth page, empty/nothing shown for the seventh page, then show "1,2,3...93"for page 8 to 100 (1+ means show caption from number 1, and increase 1 corresponding to the later pages). Another example, you have 30 pages book and you want to show page numbers from 3001 to 3030, then you can set caption as "1-30:3001+".

The caption value also can be set with Macro: StartPageIndex-EndPageIndex:any string{N/R/r+StartNumber}any other string ("N" means Arabic number, "R" means uppercase Roman number, "r" means lowercase Roman number, "+" means increase progressively). For example ,if you want to show page numbers for a 1000 page book as P6,P7,P8...P1005, you may use this: 1-1000:P{N+6}; if you want to show page number for a 10 page book like, Page I#, Page II#, Page III#, Page IV#... Page X#, you can simply use "1-10:Page {R+}#".



Minime Style

If you want to present Page-flipping eBook pages directly without showing toolbar, especially when you want to embed eBook into a small area in existing webpages, then you can use this "Minime Style". The Minime Style will trigger when the Width or Height of the Flash Container is less than the defined value. You can also always show the page-flipping eBook in Minime Style with adding a parameter to your URL like this:



Book Margin

Set book margins for the Top, Bottom, Left and Right of the flash flipbook.