Bookshelf eTextBook Reader Display Preferences

How do I change the way the eTextBook displays in Bookshelf?

Each eTextBook has Reader Preferences that allow you to change the eTextBook look by giving options to manipulate the eTextBook's text and overall look of the eTextBook. In addition, allow you to change the Highlighter options and share them or follow others' Highlights.

Please note: what is shown below is while viewing an eTextBook that is Reflowable (ePub) formatted. At the end of the article, we show the Reader Display Preferences for a Fixed (Pbk) eTextBook format.


How do I get to the Reader Display Preferences in an eTextBook?

You will select the following icon to open the Reader Preferences in an eTextBook and verify that "Display" is underlined.




What are the different options in the Reader Display Preferences?

You can manipulate the text size, type of font, background color, margins, and spacing between the lines of text.


Text Size Display Options


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Font Display Types



Default Font This option will default to the publisher's font.
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Display Mode Options



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Changing the Display Mode will only change the background color of the text in the eTextBook.



Margin & Line Hight Display Options


Small Margin
Medium Margin
Large Margin
Small Line Height
Medium Line Height
Large Line Height


Reset to Publisher Format

If you make a setting that you decide is not appealing, you can always use the option to reset to publisher format.



Please note: what is shown above is while viewing an eTextBook that is Reflowable (ePub) formatted. Below is what you would see while viewing a Fixed (Pbk) formatted eTextBook.


Reader Display Preferences for Fixed (Pbk)



Frequently Asked Questions About Display Settings

Does Bookshelf have a dark mode?

Yes, it is called Night Display in Fixed formatted eTextBooks and the Night setting in Reflowable formatted eTextBooks.



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