Learn how to start a new ebook, when Kotobee Author opens, or when Kotobee is open and you would like to start a new project. 


Every time Kotobee Author opens, you will find the following popup window. 


Layout selection window


From this window you may

1. Start a new ebook from scratch, from the main window.

2. Open or import a project from various formats, from the bottom panel.

3. Continue working on a recent file in Kotobee Author, from the right panel.


If you close the welcome popup window without making a selection, a new ebook is automatically opened with one chapter set to reflowable layout.

Start a new ebook from scratch

From the welcome popup window 

  • You can select the best layout for your new ebook:  Reflowable or fixed Layout. The default is reflowable.
    To learn more about the two layouts read Reflowable and fixed layouts.  
  • The popup will disappear and your new ebook will open with one chapter already added.
  • You may begin adding text and interactive content.





While working on another project

  1. Save your work by pressing the Save icon in the upper left corner to stop working on a project and start a new one. 
    If you do not, the following Confirmation dialogue box will open.
  2. Click on the New ebook icon in the upper left corner.
    The welcome window will appear again. 
  3. Proceed as above.



Import your project from other formats.

You may also import your project from other formats to start working on it in Kotobee Author.


Read the detailed instructions for the file type you want to import :


Now that you learned how to start a new book, go try it out and create your ebook.