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ScML

Scribe Markup Language (ScML) describes document elements based on their structural function and articulates the relationships among elements.

Paragraph Styles

Book

bk
Book Title: The full book title.
bk1
Book Title Level 1: The book subtitle, one level down from the main book title.
bk2
Book Title Level 2: Two levels down from the book title. If a book has two subtitles, this would be used for the second one. Sometimes book titles include a year as well as an additional descriptive subtitle.
bkau
Book Author: The author’s name or the editor’s name. Can also be used for the phrase “Edited by” or “A Novel by” if this is to appear on its own line before the author’s name or the editor’s name.
bkau1
Book Author Line 2: Lines that follow the first bkau, for use in works with multiple authors. Also used for an author’s title or affiliation.
bkht
Book Half Title
bkpub
Book Publisher: First book publisher line. Typically, this is the name of the publisher.
bkpub1
Book Publisher Line 2: Second book publisher line. Often, this is the publisher’s location.
bksect
Book Section Title: For the Old Testament or the New Testament in some Bibles.
cip
Cataloging-in-Publication Data: Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication data.
cip1
Cataloging-in-Publication Data Level 1: First level of indentation within Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication information.
cip2
Cataloging-in-Publication Data Level 2: Second level of indentation within Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication information.
cipf
Cataloging-in-Publication Data First: Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication data that will have space above it.
cipf1
Cataloging-in-Publication Data Level 1 First
cipl
Cataloging-in-Publication Data Last
crt
Copyright: Text on copyright pages that is not Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication data.
crt1
Copyright Level 1
crt1f
Copyright Level 1 First
crt2
Copyright Level 2
crt3
Copyright Level 3
crtf
Copyright First
ded
Dedication: Dedication text.
dedf
Dedication First
ded1
Dedication Level 1
ded1f
Dedication Level 1 First

Series

sert
Series Title: The title of the series (not a book title within the series).
sers
Series Subtitle: A subtitle under the sert.
serah
Series A-Head: An a-head within a series list. For example, if an author wrote half his books under a pseudonym, this a-head might say “As [Author Name]” before each grouping. Or if an educational series is divided by subject or grade level, this a-head may be used.
serahaft
Series A-Head after Series Title
serbh
Series B-Head: Further divisions within a series list.
ser
Series Entry: A title within the series section. This is the base-level series tag. It will generally be either a book title or a book title followed by the author name.
seraft
Series after Head: A title within the series, following a head.
serau
Series Author: The author of a book listed in the series list, if it appears on a separate line.
sered
Series Editor
serf
Series Entry First: The same as the ser style but with added space above.
serp
Series Paragraph: For series page content beyond heads and title listings.
serpf
Series Paragraph First
ser1
Series Level 1: Text on a series page with special spacing or indentation.
ser2
Series Level 2
rvh
Review Head
rv
Review: For praise pages. This is a quote, much like an ep or quot paragraph, but is specific to book reviews, praise comments, or testimonials, typically seen in a book’s front matter.
rvd
Review Description: A catchall for a line containing further information about a review’s source or author affiliation.
rvf
Review First
rvt
Review Tail: The author/source of the rv quotation.

Contents

toc
Table of Contents (TOC) Main Level: Table of contents base level. This most commonly corresponds with the chapter titles (ct) of the book.
toc1
TOC Level 1: Typically corresponds with a book’s a-heads, if sublevels of book chapters are included in the TOC.
toc2
TOC Level 2: Typically corresponds with a book’s b-heads, if sublevels of book chapters are included in the TOC.
toc3
TOC Level 3: Typically corresponds with a book’s c-heads, if sublevels of book chapters are included in the TOC.
toc4
TOC Level 4
toc5
TOC Level 5
tocau
TOC Author: In the TOC, a separate line with the name of the chapter author. Corresponds with the au style.
tocbm
TOC Back Matter: Back matter listings in the TOC.
tocbmf
TOC Back Matter First: Controls spacing above the first tocbm entry.
tocf
TOC Main Level First: Controls spacing above the first regular toc entry.
tocfm
TOC Front Matter: Front matter listings in the TOC.
tocfmf
TOC Front Matter First: Controls spacing above the first tocfm entry.
tocpt
TOC Part Title: Part titles included in the TOC. Corresponds with the pt style.
tocut
TOC Unit Title: Unit titles included in the TOC. Corresponds with the ut style.
tocill
TOC Illustrations List
tocill1
TOC Illustrations List Level 1

Parts and Chapters

cn
Chapter Number
ct
Chapter Title
cs
Chapter Subtitle
ctbm
Chapter Title Back Matter: A back matter chapter title (“Appendix Title,” “Notes,” “Bibliography,” etc.).
ctfm
Chapter Title Front Matter: A front matter chapter title (“Contents,” “Preface,” etc.).
au
Chapter Author: Used when a different author is associated with each chapter.
au1
Chapter Author Level 1
pn
Part Number
pt
Part Title
ps
Part Subtitle
un
Unit Number
ut
Unit Title: Specifically for heavily divided textbooks. Structurally in between a part and a chapter.
us
Unit Subtitle

Chapter Contents

ctoch
Chapter TOC Head: Head level for a TOC appearing within a chapter or part.
ctoc
Chapter TOC Main Level: Main TOC level for a TOC appearing within a chapter or part.
ctoc1
Chapter TOC Level 1: First TOC sublevel for a TOC appearing within a chapter or part.

Epigraph

ep
Epigraph: An epigraph paragraph.
epaft
Epigraph after Head: An epigraph appearing after a head.
epf
Epigraph First: The first paragraph of an epigraph.
epl
Epigraph Last: The last paragraph of a multiple-paragraph epigraph when there is no ept.
eps
Epigraph Stand-Alone: A single-paragraph epigraph that has no ept.
ept
Epigraph Tail: The speaker/author of the epigraph.
epsl
Epigraph Senseline: An epigraph consisting of lines of poetry.
epsl1
Epigraph Senseline Level 1
epslf
Epigraph Senseline First
ep1
Epigraph Level 1: First epigraph sublevel, available if special spacing or indentation is required.
ep2
Epigraph Level 2: Second epigraph sublevel, available if special spacing or indentation is required.
ept1
Epigraph Tail Level 1: Second-line variation for epigraph tails.

Heads

ah
A-Head: Top-level head within a chapter.
ahaft
A-Head after Title: An ah that opens a chapter.
bh
B-Head: Second-level head within a chapter.
bhaft
B-Head after A-Head: A bh following an ah.
ch
C-Head: Third-level head within a chapter.
chaft
C-Head after B-Head: A ch following a bh.
dh
D-Head: Fourth-level head within a chapter.
dhaft
D-Head after C-Head: A dh following a ch.
eh
E-Head: Fifth-level head within a chapter.
ehaft
E-Head after D-Head: An eh following a dh.
chsect
Chapter Section
chsubsect
Chapter Subsection
dl
Dateline: Datelines that are not structural divisions.
dl1
Dateline Level 1: Second-level datelines that are not structural divisions.
dt
Major Division Head
dtsub
Secondary Division Subhead
sh
Section Head
hd
Head: General-purpose style for heads falling outside of a book’s standard hierarchy.
hdn
Headnote

Body

p
Paragraph: Body or standard paragraph. The base level for nearly all projects.
paft
Paragraph after Head (or sec): A paragraph following a head. (If the first paragraph of a chapter is preceded by an ahaft, use pf.)
pcon
Paragraph Continued: The continuation of a paragraph that is broken up by a block quote, list, or other interrupting element.
patr
Paragraph Attribution: The author of a preface or introduction whose name is listed at the end of the section rather than at the beginning as an au.
patr1
Paragraph Attribution Level 1: The sublevel of a paragraph attribution. Typically the author’s location, affiliation, or the date on which the piece of text was written.
pf
Paragraph First: The first regular (body) paragraph of a chapter, even if it follows an a-head.
psec
Paragraph Section Break: An unornamented paragraph break that represents a new section within a chapter, typically by having space above it and no indent. Note: psec and sec are mutually exclusive.
psec1
Paragraph Section Break Level 1: A second-level psec paragraph in case there are two different psec types that have different spacing or indentation.
sec
Section Break (Asterisk Break): An ornamented space break (aka asterisk break). If a symbol or asterisks are used to show the start of a new section, then the symbol or asterisks are given the sec style. As with head styles, the paragraph that follows is paft. Note: sec and psec are mutually exclusive.
secbot
Bottom-of-Page Section Break: Bottom-of-page sec to accommodate spacing/baseline needs of required ornament.
sectop
Top-of-Page Section Break: Top-of-page sec to accommodate spacing/baseline needs of required ornament.
hb
Hiatus Break: Same definition and function as sec style. Hiatus break terminology is preferred by some publishers.
aubio
Author Biographical Data: An "about the author" paragraph.
aubiof
Author Biographical Data First
tsecbot
Temporary Bottom-of-Page Section Break: Temporary bottom-of-page sec when a psec happens to fall at a page break. This is removed automatically by Scribe Tools for InDesign when exporting content from a typeset file.
tsectop
Temporary Top-of-Page Section Break: Temporary top-of-page sec when a psec happens to fall at a page break. This is removed automatically by Scribe Tools for InDesign when exporting content from a typeset file.

Custom Paragraph Styles

pcust1
Paragraph Custom 1: A paragraph style with no set definition, for use when no other ScML style can accommodate a paragraph variation.
pcust2
Paragraph Custom 2: A second-level paragraph style with no set definition, for use when no other ScML style can accommodate a paragraph variation.
pcust3
Paragraph Custom 3: A third-level paragraph style with no set definition, for use when no other ScML style can accommodate a paragraph variation.

Dialogue

dia
Dialogue: A dialogue paragraph. The speaker name can use the dispk character style if it is to be rendered differently from the other dia text. Most commonly used for plays, though some types of plays, like those by Shakespeare, may be better suited to the senseline (poetry) styles.
diaf
Dialogue First: The first line of a section of dialogue.
dial
Dialogue Last: The last line of a section of dialogue.
diap
Dialogue Paragraph: A line within a section of dialogue spanning more than a single paragraph.
diapl
Dialogue Paragraph Last
dias
Dialogue Stand-Alone: A stand-alone line of dialogue.

Curriculum

exh
Exercise Head
exah
Exercise A-Head
exbh
Exercise B-Head
ex
Exercise
exaft
Exercise after Head
exf
Exercise First
exl
Exercise Last
exs
Exercise Stand-Alone
exnl
Exercise Numbered List Item
exnl1
Exercise Numbered List Item Level 1
exnl1f
Exercise Numbered List Item Level 1 First
exnl1l
Exercise Numbered List Item Level 1 Last
exnl1p
Exercise Numbered List Item Level 1 Paragraph
exnl1s
Exercise Numbered List Item Level 1 Stand-Alone
exnlf
Exercise Numbered List Item First
exnll
Exercise Numbered List Item Last
exnlp
Exercise Numbered List Item Paragraph
exnls
Exercise Numbered List Item Stand-Alone
exul
Exercise Unnumbered List Item
exul1
Exercise Unnumbered List Item Level 1
exul1f
Exercise Unnumbered List Item Level 1 First
exul1l
Exercise Unnumbered List Item Level 1 Last
exul1p
Exercise Unnumbered List Item Level 1 Paragraph
exul1s
Exercise Unnumbered List Item Level 1 Stand-Alone
exulf
Exercise Unnumbered List Item First
exull
Exercise Unnumbered List Item Last
exulp
Exercise Unnumbered List Item Paragraph
exuls
Exercise Unnumbered List Item Stand-Alone
glo
Glossary Definition: A list of a term and its definition, used in conjunction with the gt (glossary term) and abbr (abbreviation) character styles.
glof
Glossary Definition First: A glossary entry encompassing more than one paragraph. For example, if the term is on one line and the definition is on another, use this style for the former.
end
Endpaper Text: Endpaper text in workbooks. Also used for instances of “The End.”
lo
Learning Objective
fs
Further Study
wsh
Worksheet Head
ard
Assigned Reading

Block Quotation

Extract

bqh
Block Quote Head
bq
Block Quote: Often referred to as an extract. A block of text quoted from an outside source.
bqaft
Block Quote after Head: First paragraph of a block quote immediately following a head.
bqf
Block Quote First
bql
Block Quote Last
bqo
Block Quote Only: First paragraph of a block quote immediately following a head with additional space needed below.
bqs
Block Quote Stand-Alone
bqt
Block Quote Tail: A block quote source line.
bqnl
Block Quote Numbered List Item
bqnlf
Block Quote Numbered List Item First
bqnll
Block Quote Numbered List Item Last
bqnls
Block Quote Numbered List Item Stand-Alone
bqul
Block Quote Unnumbered List Item
bqulf
Block Quote Unnumbered List Item First
bqull
Block Quote Unnumbered List Item Last
bquls
Block Quote Unnumbered List Item Stand-Alone
bq1
Block Quote Level 1
bq1f
Block Quote Level 1 First
bq1l
Block Quote Level 1 Last
bq1s
Block Quote Level 1 Stand-Alone

Senseline

Poetry

slh
Senseline Head: The title of a poem or liturgy.
sl
Senseline: Line of text with a specific cadence, such as in poems or liturgies. Indentations are controlled by the numbered style name variations.
slf
Senseline First
sll
Senseline Last
sls
Senseline Stand-Alone
slt
Senseline Tail: The author or speaker of the poem.
sli
Senseline Indent: A special type of senseline indentation, for when the first line of a poem starts very far to the right or at a point that must be customized for a particular line. For regular occurrence of indented lines, use the numbered sl style levels, which are set to the proper indentation that differs from the main sl style.
slif
Senseline Indent First
slil
Senseline Indent Last
sl1
Senseline Level 1
sl1f
Senseline Level 1 First
sl1l
Senseline Level 1 Last
sl1s
Senseline Level 1 Stand-Alone
sl2
Senseline Level 2
sl2f
Senseline Level 2 First
sl2l
Senseline Level 2 Last
sl2s
Senseline Level 2 Stand-Alone
sl3
Senseline Level 3
sl3f
Senseline Level 3 First
sl3l
Senseline Level 3 Last
sl3s
Senseline Level 3 Stand-Alone
sl4
Senseline Level 4
sl4f
Senseline Level 4 First
sl4l
Senseline Level 4 Last
sl4s
Senseline Level 4 Stand-Alone
sl5
Senseline Level 5
sl5f
Senseline Level 5 First
sl5l
Senseline Level 5 Last
sl5s
Senseline Level 5 Stand-Alone
sl6
Senseline Level 6
sl6f
Senseline Level 6 First
sl6l
Senseline Level 6 Last
sl6s
Senseline Level 6 Stand-Alone
sl7
Senseline Level 7
sl7f
Senseline Level 7 First
sl7l
Senseline Level 7 Last
sl7s
Senseline Level 7 Stand-Alone
sl8
Senseline Level 8
sl8f
Senseline Level 8 First
sl8l
Senseline Level 8 Last
sl8s
Senseline Level 8 Stand-Alone
sl9
Senseline Level 9
sl9f
Senseline Level 9 First
sl9l
Senseline Level 9 Last
sl9s
Senseline Level 9 Stand-Alone

Notes

en
Endnote: An endnote paragraph. Use ennum for the note number in this paragraph and enref for the reference number in the body text.
enhn
Endnote Headnote: For an unnumbered endnote paragraph (e.g., an acknowledgment preceding the first numbered endnote).
enp
Endnote Paragraph: A new paragraph within an endnote. If an endnote is more than one paragraph long, then the additional paragraphs use the enp style.
fn
Footnote: A footnote paragraph. Use fnnum for the note number in this paragraph and fnref for the reference number in the body text.
fnp
Footnote Paragraph: A new paragraph within a footnote. If a footnote is more than one paragraph long, then the additional paragraphs use the fnp style.
ntbq
Note Block Quote
ntbqf
Note Block Quote First
ntbql
Note Block Quote Last
ntbqs
Note Block Quote Stand-Alone
ntcon
Note Continued
nteq
Note Equation
ntnl
Note Numbered List
ntnl1
Note Numbered List Level 1
ntnl1f
Note Numbered List Level 1 First
ntnl1l
Note Numbered List Level 1 Last
ntnl1s
Note Numbered List Level 1 Stand-Alone
ntnlf
Note Numbered List First
ntnll
Note Numbered List Last
ntnls
Note Numbered List Stand-Alone
ntsl
Note Senseline
ntsl1
Note Senseline Level 1
ntsl1f
Note Senseline Level 1 First
ntsl1l
Note Senseline Level 1 Last
ntsl1s
Note Senseline Level 1 Stand-Alone
ntslf
Note Senseline First
ntsll
Note Senseline Last
ntsls
Note Senseline Stand-Alone
nttd
Note Table
ntul
Note Unnumbered List
ntul1
Note Unnumbered List Level 1
ntul1f
Note Unnumbered List Level 1 First
ntul1l
Note Unnumbered List Level 1 Last
ntul1s
Note Unnumbered List Level 1 Stand-Alone
ntulf
Note Unnumbered List First
ntull
Note Unnumbered List Last
ntuls
Note Unnumbered List Last
rf
Reference/Bibliography: Reference and bibliography paragraphs.
rf1
Reference/Bibliography Level 1
rf2
Reference/Bibliography Level 2
rff
Reference First
eds
Editor’s Note

Figure

figh
Figure Head: A head or title of a figure. Often used in conjunction with the fighn (figure head number) character style.
figh1
Figure Head Level 1
fig
Figure Marker: In conjunction with the img character style, indicates a figure’s placement.
figatr
Figure Credit/Attribution: The source, or attribution credit line, of a figure.
figcap
Figure Caption: A descriptive paragraph about a figure. If a paragraph contains a figure head number (fighn), use the figh style.
figcap1
Figure Caption Level 1
fign
Figure Note
eq
Equation: Equations that appear in their own paragraphs.
eqaft
Equation after Head

Index

inh
Index Head: The letter used as a head before each letter group.
inh1
Index Head Level 1: Sublevel head if an index is broken up into a number of sublevels.
in
Index Main Level: Main-level index entries.
inf
Index Main Level First: A main-level index entry, used to indicate the first entry of a letter group.
in1
Index Level 1: First-sublevel index entries.
in2
Index Level 2: Second-sublevel index entries.
in3
Index Level 3: Third-sublevel index entries.
inhn
Index Headnote: Paragraphs preceding indexes that explain what symbols, letters, and/or special rendering indicate within the index.

Numbered List

nlh
Numbered List Head
nl
Numbered List Item: Entries in an ordered list using arabic numbers, letters, or roman numerals.
nlf
Numbered List Item First
nll
Numbered List Item Last
nlp
Numbered List Item Paragraph: A new paragraph within a numbered list item.
nlpl
Numbered List Item Paragraph Last
nls
Numbered List Item Stand-Alone
nl1
Numbered List Item Level 1 (Subpoint)
nl1f
Numbered List Item Level 1 First (Subpoint)
nl1l
Numbered List Item Level 1 Last (Subpoint)
nl1p
Numbered List Item Level 1 Paragraph (Subpoint)
nl1pl
Numbered List Item Level 1 Paragraph Last (Subpoint)
nl1s
Numbered List Item Level 1 Stand-Alone (Subpoint)
nl2
Numbered List Item Level 2
nl2f
Numbered List Item Level 2 First
nl2l
Numbered List Item Level 2 Last
nl2p
Numbered List Item Level 2 Paragraph
nl2s
Numbered List Item Level 2 Stand-Alone
nl3
Numbered List Item Level 3
nl3f
Numbered List Item Level 3 First
nl3l
Numbered List Item Level 3 Last
nl3p
Numbered List Item Level 3 Paragraph
nl3s
Numbered List Item Level 3 Stand-Alone
nl4
Numbered List Item Level 4
nl4f
Numbered List Item Level 4 First
nl4l
Numbered List Item Level 4 Last
nl4p
Numbered List Item Level 4 Paragraph
nl4s
Numbered List Item Level 4 Stand-Alone
nl5
Numbered List Item Level 5
nl5f
Numbered List Item Level 5 First
nl5l
Numbered List Item Level 5 Last
nl5p
Numbered List Item Level 5 Paragraph
nl5s
Numbered List Item Level 5 Stand-Alone

Unnumbered Lists

ulh
Unnumbered List Head
ul
Unnumbered List Item: Unnumbered (unordered) list style for all kinds of unnumbered lists, whether they use a bullet, a dingbat, or nothing at all. Note: ScML also includes a bulleted list (bl) style to specifically differentiate one kind of unnumbered list from another kind of unnumbered list within a project.
ulf
Unnumbered List Item First
ull
Unnumbered List Item Last
ulp
Unnumbered List Item Paragraph: A new paragraph within an unnumbered list item.
ulpl
Unnumbered List Item Paragraph Last
uls
Unnumbered List Item Stand-Alone
ul1
Unnumbered List Item Level 1 (Subpoint)
ul1f
Unnumbered List Item Level 1 First (Subpoint)
ul1l
Unnumbered List Item Level 1 Last (Subpoint)
ul1p
Unnumbered List Item Level 1 Paragraph (Subpoint)
ul1pl
Unnumbered List Item Level 1 Paragraph (Subpoint) Last
ul1s
Unnumbered List Item Level 1 Stand-Alone (Subpoint)
ul2
Unnumbered List Item Level 2
ul2f
Unnumbered List Item Level 2 First
ul2l
Unnumbered List Item Level 2 Last
ul2p
Unnumbered List Item Level 2 Paragraph
ul2s
Unnumbered List Item Level 2 Stand-Alone
ul3
Unnumbered List Item Level 3
ul3f
Unnumbered List Item Level 3 First
ul3l
Unnumbered List Item Level 3 Last
ul3p
Unnumbered List Item Level 3 Paragraph
ul3s
Unnumbered List Item Level 3 Stand-Alone
ul4
Unnumbered List Item Level 4
ul4f
Unnumbered List Item Level 4 First
ul4l
Unnumbered List Item Level 4 Last
ul4p
Unnumbered List Item Level 4 Paragraph
ul4s
Unnumbered List Item Level 4 Stand-Alone
ul5
Unnumbered List Item Level 5
ul5f
Unnumbered List Item Level 5 First
ul5l
Unnumbered List Item Level 5 Last
ul5p
Unnumbered List Item Level 5 Paragraph
ul5s
Unnumbered List Item Level 5 Stand-Alone

Bulleted List

There are rare occasions when you need to denote a bulleted list as a separate list type from an unnumbered list.

blh
Bulleted List Head
bl
Bulleted List Item: Style used to differentiate one kind of unnumbered list from another kind of unnumbered list within a project. The ul style is the default for a standard unnumbered list, whether it uses a bullet, a dingbat, or nothing at all.
blf
Bulleted List Item First
bll
Bulleted List Item Last
blp
Bulleted List Item Paragraph: A new paragraph within a bulleted list item.
blpl
Bulleted List Item Paragraph Last
bls
Bulleted List Item Stand-Alone
bl1
Bulleted List Item Level 1 (Subpoint)
bl1f
Bulleted List Item Level 1 First (Subpoint)
bl1l
Bulleted List Item Level 1 Last (Subpoint)
bl1p
Bulleted List Item Level 1 Paragraph (Subpoint)
bl1pl
Bulleted List Item Level 1 Paragraph (Subpoint) Last
bl1s
Bulleted List Item Level 1 Stand-Alone (Subpoint)

Sidebar

sbh
Sidebar Head: Individual instances of sidebar heads.
sbt
Sidebar Title: Repeating sidebar titles. For example, some books might have many sidebars that begin with “For Your Information . . .”
sbah
Sidebar A-Head
sbahaft
Sidebar A-Head after Title
sbbh
Sidebar B-Head
sbbhaft
Sidebar B-Head after A-Head
sb
Sidebar Paragraph: A standard sidebar paragraph, for self-contained content outside of a book’s main hierarchy.
sbaft
Sidebar Paragraph after Head
sbcon
Sidebar Paragraph Continued
sbf
Sidebar Paragraph First
sbl
Sidebar Paragraph Last
sbo
Sidebar Only
sbs
Sidebar Paragraph Stand-Alone
sbbl
Sidebar Bulleted List Item
sbbl1
Sidebar Bulleted List Item Level 1
sbbl1f
Sidebar Bulleted List Item Level 1 First
sbbl1l
Sidebar Bulleted List Item Level 1 Last
sbbl1s
Sidebar Bulleted List Item Level 1 Stand-Alone
sbblf
Sidebar Bulleted List Item First
sbbll
Sidebar Bulleted List Item Last
sbbls
Sidebar Bulleted List Item Stand-Alone
sbbq
Sidebar Block Quote
sbbqaft
Sidebar Block Quote after Head
sbbqf
Sidebar Block Quote First
sbbql
Sidebar Block Quote Last
sbbqs
Sidebar Block Quote Stand-Alone
sbnl
Sidebar Numbered List Item
sbnl1
Sidebar Numbered List Item Level 1
sbnl1f
Sidebar Numbered List Item Level 1 First
sbnl1l
Sidebar Numbered List Item Level 1 Last
sbnl1p
Sidebar Numbered List Item Level 1 Paragraph
sbnl1s
Sidebar Numbered List Item Level 1 Stand-Alone
sbnl2
Sidebar Numbered List Item Level 2
sbnl2f
Sidebar Numbered List Item Level 2 First
sbnl2l
Sidebar Numbered List Item Level 2 Last
sbnl2p
Sidebar Numbered List Item Level 2 Paragraph
sbnl2s
Sidebar Numbered List Item Level 2 Stand-Alone
sbnl3
Sidebar Numbered List Item Level 3
sbnl3f
Sidebar Numbered List Item Level 3 First
sbnl3l
Sidebar Numbered List Item Level 3 Last
sbnl4
Sidebar Numbered List Item Level 4
sbnl4f
Sidebar Numbered List Item Level 4 First
sbnl4l
Sidebar Numbered List Item Level 4 Last
sbnl5
Sidebar Numbered List Item Level 5
sbnl5f
Sidebar Numbered List Item Level 5 First
sbnl5l
Sidebar Numbered List Item Level 5 Last
sbnlf
Sidebar Numbered List Item First
sbnll
Sidebar Numbered List Item Last
sbnlp
Sidebar Numbered List Item Paragraph
sbnls
Sidebar Numbered List Item Stand-Alone
sbsl
Sidebar Senseline
sbsl1
Sidebar Senseline Level 1
sbsl1f
Sidebar Senseline Level 1 First
sbsl1l
Sidebar Senseline Level 1 Last
sbsl1s
Sidebar Senseline Level 1 Stand-Alone
sbsl2
Sidebar Senseline Level 2
sbsl2f
Sidebar Senseline Level 2 First
sbsl2l
Sidebar Senseline Level 2 Last
sbsl2s
Sidebar Senseline Level 2 Stand-Alone
sbsl3
Sidebar Senseline Level 3
sbsl3f
Sidebar Senseline Level 3 First
sbsl3l
Sidebar Senseline Level 3 Last
sbsl3s
Sidebar Senseline Level 3 Stand-Alone
sbslf
Sidebar Senseline First
sbsli
Sidebar Senseline Indent
sbslif
Sidebar Senseline Indent First
sbslil
Sidebar Senseline Indent Last
sbsll
Sidebar Senseline Last
sbsls
Sidebar Senseline Stand-Alone
sbslt
Sidebar Senseline Tail
sbul
Sidebar Unnumbered List Item
sbul1
Sidebar Unnumbered List Item Level 1
sbul1f
Sidebar Unnumbered List Item Level 1 First
sbul1l
Sidebar Unnumbered List Item Level 1 Last
sbul1p
Sidebar Unnumbered List Item Level 1 Paragraph
sbul1s
Sidebar Unnumbered List Item Level 1 Stand-Alone
sbul2
Sidebar Unnumbered List Item Level 2
sbul2f
Sidebar Unnumbered List Item Level 2 First
sbul2l
Sidebar Unnumbered List Item Level 2 Last
sbul2p
Sidebar Unnumbered List Item Level 2 Paragraph
sbul2s
Sidebar Unnumbered List Item Level 2 Stand-Alone
sbulf
Sidebar Unnumbered List Item First
sbull
Sidebar Unnumbered List Item Last
sbulp
Sidebar Unnumbered List Item Paragraph
sbuls
Sidebar Unnumbered List Item Stand-Alone
sb1h
Sidebar Level 1 Head
sb1t
Sidebar Level 1 Title
sbatr
Sidebar Attribution
sbatr1
Sidebar Attribution Level 1
sb1
Sidebar Level 1
sb1f
Sidebar Level 1 First
sb1l
Sidebar Level 1 Last
sb1s
Sidebar Level 1 Stand-Alone

Box

Box styles are variants of sidebar styles—self-contained content outside of a book’s main hierarchy.

bxh
Box Head: Individual instances of box heads.
bxt
Box Title: Repeating sidebar titles. For example, some books might have many boxes that begin with “For Your Information . . .”
bxah
Box A-Head
bxbh
Box B-Head
bx
Box Paragraph: A standard box paragraph. Unless specifically coordinated with a project’s design, use sb styles as a default for sidebar content.
bxaft
Box Paragraph after Head
bxf
Box Paragraph First
bxl
Box Paragraph Last
bxo
Box Only
bxs
Box Paragraph Stand-Alone
bxau
Box Author
bxau1
Box Author 1
bxbq
Box Block Quote
bxbqf
Box Block Quote First
bxbql
Box Block Quote Last
bxbqs
Box Block Quote Stand-Alone
bxcon
Box Paragraph Continued
bxnl
Box Numbered List Item
bxnlf
Box Numbered List Item First
bxnll
Box Numbered List Item Last
bxnlp
Box Numbered List Item Paragraph
bxnls
Box Numbered List Item Stand-Alone
bxsl
Box Senseline
bxslf
Box Senseline First
bxsll
Box Senseline Last
bxul
Box Unnumbered List Item
bxulf
Box Unnumbered List Item First
bxull
Box Unnumbered List Item Last
bxulp
Box Unnumbered List Item Paragraph
bxuls
Box Unnumbered List Item Stand-Alone
bx1h
Box Level 1 Head
bx1t
Box Level 1 Title
bxatr
Box Attribution
bxatr1
Box Attribution Level 1
bx1ah
Box Level 1 A-Head
bx1bh
Box Level 1 B-Head
bx1
Box Level 1 Paragraph
bx1aft
Box Level 1 Paragraph after Head
bx1con
Box Level 1 Paragraph Continued
bx1f
Box Level 1 Paragraph First
bx1l
Box Level 1 Paragraph Last
bx1s
Box Level 1 Paragraph Stand-Alone
bx1bq
Box Level 1 Block Quote
bx1bqf
Box Level 1 Block Quote First
bx1bql
Box Level 1 Block Quote Last
bx1bqs
Box Level 1 Block Quote Stand-Alone
bx1nl
Box Level 1 Numbered List Item
bx1nlf
Box Level 1 Numbered List Item First
bx1nll
Box Level 1 Numbered List Item Last
bx1nlp
Box Level 1 Numbered List Item Paragraph
bx1sl
Box Level 1 Senseline
bx1slf
Box Level 1 Senseline First
bx1sll
Box Level 1 Senseline Last
bx1ul
Box Level 1 Unnumbered List Item
bx1ulf
Box Level 1 Unnumbered List Item First
bx1ull
Box Level 1 Unnumbered List Item Last
bx1ulp
Box Level 1 Unnumbered List Item Paragraph

Story

Stage Direction (Screenplay)

Story tags are for offset narratives, if there is a need to distinguish these from standard sidebars. They are also used for Screenplay formatting (slugline [sth], action [sth1], character [sth2], text [st]) and can be used in conjunction with dialogue (dia) styles.

sth
Story Head
sth1
Story Head Level 1
sth2
Story Head Level 2
st
Story Paragraph
staft
Story after Head
stf
Story Paragraph First
stl
Story Paragraph Last
sto
Story Only
sts
Story Paragraph Stand-Alone

Formal Letter

lt
Letter Paragraph: A standard paragraph in a formal letter.
ltf
Letter Paragraph First
ltl
Letter Paragraph Last
lto
Letter Paragraph Only
lts
Letter Paragraph Stand-Alone
lps
Letter Postscript
lta
Letter Address: The postal address of the recipient.
ltaf
Letter Address First
ltc
Letter Complimentary Close: “Sincerely . . .”
ltd
Letter Date
ltdf
Letter Date First: The first line of the letter date.
ltg
Letter Greeting: “Dear So-and-So . . .”
ltsig
Letter Signature
ltsigf
Letter Signature First
ltsigl
Letter Signature Last
ltsigs
Letter Signature Stand-Alone

Written Language

Use wl styles when the quoted text is meant to render as the content being quoted. This can include e-mails, memos, billboards, and any other elements that may require a special treatment.

wlh
Written Language Head
wlh1
Written Language Subhead
wl
Written Language Paragraph
wlf
Written Language Paragraph First
wll
Written Language Paragraph Last
wls
Written Language Paragraph Stand-Alone
wl1h
Written Language Level 1 Head
wl1h1
Written Language Level 1 Subhead
wl2h
Written Language Level 2 Head
wl2h1
Written Language Level 2 Subhead
wl3h
Written Language Level 3 Head
wl3h1
Written Language Level 3 Subhead
wl1
Written Language Level 1 Paragraph
wl1f
Written Language Level 1 Paragraph First
wl1l
Written Language Level 1 Paragraph Last
wl1s
Written Language Level 1 Paragraph Stand-Alone
wl2
Written Language Level 2 Paragraph
wl2f
Written Language Level 2 Paragraph First
wl2l
Written Language Level 2 Paragraph Last
wl2s
Written Language Level 2 Paragraph Stand-Alone
wl3
Written Language Level 3 Paragraph
wl3f
Written Language Level 3 Paragraph First
wl3l
Written Language Level 3 Paragraph Last
wl3s
Written Language Level 3 Paragraph Stand-Alone

Code Lines

Computer Coding

cl
Code Line
clf
Code Line First
cll
Code Line Last
cls
Code Line Stand-Alone
cl1
Code Line Level 1
cl1f
Code Line Level 1 First
cl1l
Code Line Level 1 Last
cl1s
Code Line Level 1 Stand-Alone
cl2
Code Line Level 2
cl2f
Code Line Level 2 First
cl2l
Code Line Level 2 Last
cl2s
Code Line Level 2 Stand-Alone
cl3
Code Line Level 3
cl3f
Code Line Level 3 First
cl3l
Code Line Level 3 Last
cl3s
Code Line Level 3 Stand-Alone

Question and Answer

Interview Format

quh
Question Head
ans
Answer
ansf
Answer First
qu
Question
quf
Question First

Callouts

quot
Quote: A pull quote paragraph.
quotf
Quote First
quotl
Quote Last
quots
Quote Stand-Alone
quott
Quote Tail: The speaker of the pull quote.
call
Callout (Pull Quote)

Commentary

com
Commentary
comp
Commentary New Paragraph

Table

tch
Table Column Head
tch1
Table Column Head Level 1
tch2
Table Column Head Level 2
th
Table Head: The table’s title. It typically includes the table number as well. If the table head is only the number, this paragraph style still applies.
th1
Table Head Level 1: The second line of a table head.
th2
Table Head Level 2
tatr
Table Credit/Attribution: The source, or attribution credit line, of a table.
td
Table Data: Regular data or paragraphs within a table.
tdf
Table Data First
tdl
Table Data Last
tdnl
Table Data Numbered List Item: Numbered list items within a table cell.
tdp
Table Data New Paragraph: A new paragraph within a table data cell.
tdul
Table Data Unnumbered List Item
tn
Table Note: Footnote text for a table.

Rubric

A rubric is a rule for conduct of a liturgical service.

rb
Rubric
rbc
Rubric Command
rbi
Rubric Instruction
opt
Optional Rubric

Recipes

rph
Recipe Head
rph1
Recipe Subhead or Level 1 Head
rpt
Recipe Title
rpt1
Recipe Subtitle or Level 1 Title
rpah
Recipe A-Head
rpbh
Recipe B-Head
rpch
Recipe C-Head
rphn
Recipe Head Note
rpvh
Recipe Variation Head
rp
Recipe Procedure
rpf
Recipe Procedure First
rpl
Recipe Procedure Last
rpg
Recipe Garnish
rpg1
Recipe Garnish Level 1
rpil
Recipe Ingredient List Item
rpil1
Recipe Ingredient List Item Level 1
rpil1f
Recipe Ingredient List Item Level 1 First
rpil1l
Recipe Ingredient List Item Level 1 Last
rpil1s
Recipe Ingredient List Item Level 1 Stand-Alone
rpilf
Recipe Ingredient List Item First
rpill
Recipe Ingredient List Item Last
rpils
Recipe Ingredient List Item Stand-Alone
rpn
Recipe Note
rpn1
Recipe Note Level 1
rpnut
Recipe Nutritional Information
rpnut1
Recipe Nutritional Information Level 1
rpv
Recipe Variation
rpvf
Recipe Variation First
rpvl
Recipe Variation Last
rpy
Recipe Yield
rpv1h
Recipe Variation Level 1 Head
rp1
Recipe Procedure Level 1
rp1f
Recipe Procedure Level 1 First
rp1l
Recipe Procedure Level 1 Last
rp1y
Recipe Yield Level 1
rpv1
Recipe Variation Level 1
rpv1f
Recipe Variation Level 1 First
rpv1l
Recipe Variation Level 1 Last

Page

rh
Running Head
rhr
Running Head Recto: A running head paragraph specifically designated for recto (right side) pages.
rhv
Running Head Verso: A running head paragraph specifically designated for verso (left side) pages.
folio
Folio: If a design calls for the page number to be separate from the rh, rhv, or rhr paragraph style, the folio style can be applied in InDesign.

Character Styles

Main Styles

b
Bold
bi
Bold-Italic
bu
Bold Underline
i
Italic: The reverse of the base font. If the base font of a paragraph is italic, use the i style to render content as roman. In accessible content, use the i style to indicate a change of voice (e.g., a thought or dream sequence). See also Accessibility.
iu
Italic Underline
sm
Small Caps: Applies small caps formatting to lowercase letters. An uppercase letter in the small caps character style is the same as an uppercase letter in a normal font.
sm-i
Small Caps Italic
u
Underline

References/Cross-References

ennum
Endnote Number: The number within an endnote (en) paragraph. Pairs with enref.
enref
Endnote Reference: The endnote number within the body of a publication. Pairs with ennum.
fnnum
Footnote Number: The number within a footnote (fn) paragraph. Pairs with fnref.
fnref
Footnote Reference: The footnote number within the body of a publication. Pairs with fnnum.
idx
Index
pnum
Paragraph Number
tel
Telephone Number
tnnum
Table Note Number
tnref
Table Note Reference
url
URL
url-b
URL Bold
url-bi
URL Bold-italic
url-i
URL Italic
xbk
External Reference
xref
Cross-Reference
xref-i
Cross-Reference Italic

Superscript and Subscript

sub
Subscript
sub-b
Subscript Bold
sub-i
Subscript Italic
sup
Superscript
sup-b
Superscript Bold
sup-i
Superscript Italic

Paragraph/Character Style Pairs

These character styles are associated with specific types of paragraphs.

bxhn
Box Head Number
dispk
Dialogue Speaker
eqn
Equation Number
exhn
Exercise Head Number
fighn
Figure Head Number
gt
Glossary Term: The glossary term appearing in a glo paragraph.
gtref
Glossary Reference: The glossary term appearing in the body of a publication.
hn
Head Number
sbhn
Sidebar Head Number
thn
Table Head Number
trh
Table Row Head
trh-i
Table Row Head Italic

Embedded Heads

chemb
Embedded C-Head
hemb
Embedded Head

Accessibility

cite
Citation
em
Emphasis: Vocally stressed text.
fterm
Foreign Word or Technical Term: A foreign word or technical term used in an English context.
strong
Strong: Emphasis for importance, as in imperative statements (“warning” or “alert”).
tnw
Title, Name, or Work

Symbols, Fractions, and Codes

code
Code: Character style for computer code within paragraphs other than cl paragraphs.
code-b
Code Bold
code-bi
Code Bold-Italic
code-i
Code Italic
frac
Fraction
symb
Symbol

Old-Style Figures

osf
Old-Style Figures
osf-b
Old-Style Figures Bold
osf-bi
Old-Style Figures Bold-Italic
osf-i
Old-Style Figures Italic

Miscellaneous

abbr
Abbreviation
ac
All Caps
dropcap
Drop Cap
first
First: First word or phrase of a paragraph. Used to stylize first phrases for special rendering.
first-i
First Italic
img
Image: Image file information. Used in conjunction with fig paragraphs to indicate image placement.
strk
Strikethrough

Language

dcrit
Diacritic: Diacriticals not associated with one specific language.
dcrit-b
Diacritic Bold
dcrit-bi
Diacritic Bold-Italic
dcrit-i
Diacritic Italic
grc
Greek
grc-b
Greek Bold
grc-bi
Greek Bold-Italic
grc-i
Greek Italic
grc-u
Greek Underline
heb
Hebrew
heb-b
Hebrew Bold
heb-bi
Hebrew Bold-Italic
heb-i
Hebrew Italic
heb-u
Hebrew Underline
lang
Language: Identifies a non-English language. ISO 639 codes are used for language identification.
lang-b
Language Bold
lang-bi
Language Bold-Italic
lang-i
Language Italic
tgrc
Transliterated Greek
tgrc-b
Transliterated Greek Bold
tgrc-bi
Transliterated Greek Bold-Italic
tgrc-i
Transliterated Greek Italic
theb
Transliterated Hebrew
theb-i
Transliterated Hebrew Italic

Taxonomy

taxclass
Taxonomy Class
taxfamily
Taxonomy Family
taxgenus
Taxonomy Genus
taxkingdom
Taxonomy Kingdom
taxorder
Taxonomy Order
taxphylum
Taxonomy Phylum
taxspecies
Taxonomy Species

Biblical and Religious Character Styles

red
Red Letter Text
tetr
Tetragrammaton
tetr-b
Tetragrammaton Bold
tetr-bi
Tetragrammaton Bold-Italic
tetr-i
Tetragrammaton Italic
ver
Verse
ver-b
Verse Bold

Expanded List of Character Styles

Further character styles and style combinations are listed here. Some styles are not included in the Scribe Word template, but they are in the ScML DTD.

bcv
Book Chapter Verse: Applies to references to verses within footnotes for the New American Bible (NAB).
ccust1
Character Custom 1
ccust1-i
Character Custom 1 Italic
ccust2
Character Custom 2
ccust2-i
Character Custom 2 Italic
ccust3
Character Custom 3
ccust3-i
Character Custom 3 Italic
dcrit-ob
Diacritic Oblique
dcrit-red
Diacritic Red
dispk-i
Dialogue Speaker Italic
dropcap-i
Drop Cap Italic
fol
Folio Character
frac-b
Fraction Bold
frac-bi
Fraction Bold-Italic
frac-i
Fraction Italic
gt-i
Glossary Term Italic
gt-sm
Glossary Term Small Caps
gtref-i
Glossary Reference Italic
gtref-sm
Glossary Reference Small Caps
hl
Highlight
hl-b
Highlight Bold
hl-bi
Highlight Bold-Italic
hl-i
Highlight Italic
hl-iu
Highlight Bold-Italic Underline
hl-u
Highlight Bold Underline
ob
Oblique
page
Page
rc
Embedded Rubric
red-b
Red Letter Text Bold
red-bi
Red Bold-Italic
red-hl
Red Highlight
red-hl-b
Red Highlight Bold
red-hl-bi
Red Highlight Bold-Italic
red-hl-i
Red Highlight Italic
red-hl-iu
Red Highlight Italic Underline
red-hl-u
Red Highlight Underline
red-i
Red Letter Text Italic
red-iu
Red Italic Underline
red-ob
Red Oblique
red-sm
Red Small Caps
red-sm-i
Red Small Caps Italic
red-sm-ob
Red Small Caps Oblique
red-strk
Red Strikethrough
red-strk-b
Red Strikethrough Bold
red-strk-bi
Red Strikethrough Bold-Italic
red-strk-i
Red Strikethrough Italic
red-strk-iu
Red Strikethrough Italic Underline
red-strk-u
Red Strikethrough Underline
red-u
Red Underline
rh-i
Running Head Italic
rhref
Running Head Reference: Can be applied to a word or phrase as a reference point from which a text variable can pull content for running heads in a typeset.
rhref1
Running Head Reference Level 1
sm-b
Small Caps Bold
sm-bi
Small Caps Bold-Italic
sm-ob
Small Caps Oblique
smver
Small Caps Verse
speaker
Speaker
speaker-i
Speaker Italic
strk-b
Strikethrough Bold
strk-bi
Strikethrough Bold-Italic
strk-i
Strikethrough Italic
sub-bi
Subscript Bold-Italic
sub-u
Subscript Underline
sup-bi
Superscript Bold-Italic
sup-u
Superscript Underline
symb-b
Symbol Bold
symb-i
Symbol Italic
symb-sub
Symbol Subscript
symb-sub-b
Symbol Subscript Bold
symb-sub-bi
Symbol Subscript Bold-Italic
symb-sub-i
Symbol Subscript Italic
symb-sup
Symbol Superscript
symb-sup-b
Symbol Superscript Bold
symb-sup-bi
Symbol Superscript Bold-Italic
symb-sup-i
Symbol Superscript Italic
tetr-ob
Tetragrammaton Oblique
tetr-red
Tetragrammaton Red
tetr-red-i
Tetragrammaton Red Italic
tetr-red-ob
Tetragrammaton Red Oblique
theb-ob
Transliterated Hebrew Oblique
theb-red
Transliterated Hebrew Red
tocnum
TOC Number: Page number listed in TOC. Scribe Tools for InDesign will remove text identified with this style when exporting content.
tso
Typesetter Only: Scribe Tools for InDesign will remove text identified with this style when exporting content.
xbr
Bible Reference

Structural Elements

Structural elements communicate structure needed for electronic publishing that is not required for traditional print publishing.

blockquote
Block Quote
book
Book
box
Box
cell
Table Cell
chapter
Chapter
codeline
Code Line
cover
Cover
dialogue
Dialogue
division
Division
endnote
Endnote
epigraph
Epigraph
equation
Equation
exercise
Exercise
figure
Figure
footnote
Footnote
glossary
Glossary
index
Index
letter
Letter
list
List
notes
Notes
pullquote
Pullquote
question
Question
recipe
Recipe
references
References
sam
Scribe Markup Language Root
scml
Scribe Markup Language Root
senseline
Senseline
sidebar
Sidebar
story
Story
structure
Structure: The structure paragraph style enables "begin" and "end" indicators for structural elements to be retained in Word, InDesign, and .sam files. This is not a valid paragraph style in .scml files, in which division tags are used (e.g., chapter or figure).
table
Table
tr
Table Row
written
Written Language

HTML Compatibility Tags

a
Anchor
br
Break
hr
Horizontal Rule