Updates to the Well-Formed Document Workflow

Latest Releases

March 4, 2022 Digital Hub Update

By Scribe Inc.

The latest Digital Hub update includes updates to maintain the accessibility and conformity of Hub-produced e-books. In addition to these major updates, a number of minor bug fixes and improvements have been made to improve the user experience.

Update Accessibility

The doc-endnotes and doc-biblioentry DPUB-ARIA roles will no longer be used for ePubs produced by the Digital Hub. This matches the latest recommendations for creating accessible ePubs and will ensure the fewest number of warnings generated

Read more

January 19, 2021 Digital Hub Update

By Scribe Inc.

The latest WFDW update makes several changes to improve the accessibility of ePubs produced by the Digital Hub.

Deprecation of the Mobi File Format

On March 1, the Digital Hub will no longer produce Mobi files. Amazon no longer expects these files to be provided as part of the publication and distribution process. Amazon recommends opening ePub files in Kindle Previewer to see how these e-books will appear on Kindle devices. The e-book section of the files tab within projects will continue to warn

Read more

December 17, 2020 Scribe Tools Update

By Scribe Inc.

The latest update for the Scribe Tools for InDesign includes several new tools for identifying potential typesetting quality issues, modifying InDesign settings, and working with blind endnotes. More information about these tools and their various configuration options can be found on our Scribe Tools documentation page.

Highlight Stacks

Highlight potential word and character stacks with a review-stacks condition. The tool identifies potential word and character stacks between lines. There are

Read more

September 2, 2020 Digital Hub Update

By Scribe Inc.

The latest Digital Hub update includes new conversion options and improvements to the accessibility and file-checking capabilities.

New Features

  • Word documents with tracked changes uploaded to the Digital Hub will generate a warning.
  • A new Reletter Footnotes by Chapter conversion option will iterate note numbers and references on a per chapter basis starting with the letter A.

Routine ePub Checking and Accessibility Improvements

  • The version of epubcheck, the industry-standard ePub validator

Read more

The latest update for the Scribe Tools for InDesign includes new features and options. The update also includes a number of fixes and improvements meant to address edge cases and prevent unexpected warnings and errors.

Review tocnum

Cross-reference numbers composed as tocnum on the TOC page against the pages to confirm whether the expected chapter-opening paragraph style is present. The tool does not check that the TOC text matches the chapter header, merely that the page number indicated by the

Read more

July 20, 2020 Major SAI Lite Update

By Scribe Inc.

A major update of the SAI Lite has been released that fundamentally alters this free version of the SAI software. Because the SAI Lite was developed independently from the SAI, previous versions had different menus and tool functionality. We have rewritten the SAI Lite so that the user experience now mirrors the full SAI. While the expansive reporting and cleanup tools of the full SAI remain exclusive features for our Well-Formed Document Workflow (WFDW) subscribers, this new SAI Lite offers users

Read more

May 18, 2020 SAI Update

By Scribe Inc.

This update improves several features throughout the SAI.

View Text in Black / View Text in Color

This new feature toggles whether the ScML template should use the native colors of the ScML template or whether character style text should display as black.

Custom Find and Replace: Find Previous

A “Find Previous” button has been added to the search window to allow you to search up in a document.

Create or Delete AutoText Entry

You can use the SAI’s query tool to create or delete AutoText for

Read more

March 5, 2020 Scribe Tools for InDesign Update

By Scribe Inc.

A new Scribe Tools for InDesign update streamlines the process of creating linked Web PDFs with the addition of three new tools for preparing InDesign files. This update also includes other new features.

Web PDF Tools

  • Add Cover Page: Select cover page and insert it into a new section at the front of the book.
  • Add TOC Links: Link toc paragraphs to the page number indicated.
  • Add Bookmarks: Add bookmarks based on where chapter, part, and unit header styles appear in the document. Use interactive

Read more