Author: Hugh McGuire

Chapter Types, Numberless Chapters, and Invisible Parts

We’ve got a new feature set for some particular usecases — when you want all your chapters numbered, except a couple of them; or, when you want your book to

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Pressbooks in your language: can you help?

We finally got ourselves set up on the translation/localization platform Transifex which allows us to centralize & smooth out the translation process to Pressbooks. Existing languages, in various degrees of

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New Site, Themes, Languages, EPUB3, Heartbleed

A quick update for you from PressBooks central: 1. New Website We’ve got a brand new website, clean and clear. What do you think? 2. New Themes Along with the new site, we

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Self-publishing, ebooks and FREE PressBooks Upgrades

The fabulous Emily Craven asked me to do a blog post for the relaunch of her website, the E-Book Revolution. As part of the promotion for the launch, we’re offering

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PressBooks Demo Video

We’ve got a new design for the PressBooks front-page on the way. Part of the redesign involved making a nice promo video…Here’s a “preview”: Let me know what you think!

PressBooks: March 2014 News

Hello all, Some quick updates/features at PressBooks this month. Here’s what you’ll find in this newsletter: Design: Admin revamp Documentation: Guide to PressBooks (!) New Feature: Forcing breaks in chapter

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New Theme: Graham Color

A variation on the Graham Theme, with a splash of color. Named for Benjamin Graham, this is an understated theme with some modern touches, suitable for nonfiction and fiction alike.

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New Theme: Graham

Named for Benjamin Graham, this is an understated theme with some modern touches, suitable for nonfiction and fiction alike. Graham uses a sans-serif font for headings etc, and serif font for

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New Theme: Galbraith Color

Variation on the Galbraith Theme, with a bit of color. Named for John Kenneth Galbraith, this classic, conservative theme is suitable for serious nonfiction, academic nonfiction, and literary fiction. Galbraith uses

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New Theme: Galbraith

Named for John Kenneth Galbraith, this classic, conservative theme is suitable for serious nonfiction, academic nonfiction, and literary fiction. Galbraith uses a one serif font, different in PDF and EPUB outputs:

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