News, Events, and Industry Updates for the Scholarly Publishing Community





August 2018 Newsletter


XUG registration & agenda preview, NCBI API key update, customer news, and more in the August 2018 Newsletter! Read More


Creating Semantic Structure Using Paragraph Styles, Part 1: Old Habits vs New Goals

In our long experience of helping editorial and production staff transition to using eXtyles, we’ve observed that making the mental leap from formatting Word content to applying semantic structure to Word content is often one of the most challenging aspects of adopting an XML-driven workflow. Read More


July 2018 Newsletter


Customer, staff, and XUG news, the latest on NCBI API key requirements, Crossref's new Status page, and more in the July 2018 Newsletter! Read More


June 2018 Newsletter


Our reports from CSE and SSP 2018, the latest on NISO STS, how good is your metadata? and more in the June 2018 Newsletter! Read More


April 2018 Newsletter


Why you'll love the eXtyles Support Portal, what's new with Font Audit, and more in the April 2018 Newsletter! Read More


December 2017 News from Inera


eXtyles, Edifix, and industry updates from Inera. Read More


Inera at AAUP 2017: Contextual Editing Using Markup



In a session at the 2017 AAUP Annual Meeting in Austin, TX, Sylvia Hunter (Principal, All in the Words, and Communications and Marketing Specialist, Inera) co-presented at the session "Why Markup Matters." Sylvia's talk, "Contextual Editing Using Markup," focused on the editorial benefits of semantic markup of scholarly text in Microsoft Word, including enhanced navigation, find-and-replace, and complex automatic editing using tools such as eXtyles. Read More


May 2017 Newsletter



eXtyles, Edifix, and industry updates from the Inera Newsletter.  Read More


What We Mean When We Talk About Styles and Tags



eXtyles takes advantage of many familiar Word features to help you automate the editing and XML conversion of manuscripts, such as Paragraph Styles and Character Styles. eXtyles relies on the appropriate application of these styles to correctly process your document, so it is important to know the difference between these styles and how they affect your workflow. eXtyles also makes use of Word fields to insert eXtyles Tags, which are displayed as fielded XML tags (e.g., <jrn>). These also play an important role in processing and XML conversion. Read More


Latest Office Update (October 2016) and eXtyles

On October 11, 2016, Microsoft released the latest security and non-security update for Office. Unfortunately, eXtyles users have reported that Word hangs, crashes, or completely disables eXtyles immediately after this update is installed. In the 17 years that we have provided eXtyles as a workflow solution, this is the first time Microsoft has issued a patch that has had this kind of impact. Read More




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