It’s time for us to lift the curtain on some major changes here at Pressbooks! We’ve spent a lot of time over the last month doing some much-needed maintenance across the platform, including theme improvements and changes to the user experience for institutions using single-sign on technology. These past weeks also included important work on
We have a few clients who make heavy duty academic texts on PressBooks, and we’ve made their life easier with a new MS Word footnote converter. The first “in-production” book they did with us had ~100 footnotes in every chapter: getting those footnotes out of MS Word format and into PressBooks format was a bit of a pain.
We now have a little tool that will do this for you…:
- Paste your Word doc/chapter with footnotes into PressBooks
- In the Visual Editor, find the little “window” icon beside “FN”
- Click that… footnotes should be converted
Contact us if you run into any troubles: firstname.lastname@example.org