Atticus Updates

January 19, 2023

  • NEW FEATURE – Best of Both option (combines orphan/widow handling with page balancing)
  • NEW FEATURE – Attribution setting for Block Quotes

December 15, 2022

  • NEW FEATURE – Option to prioritize orphan/widow handling or page balancing

November 15, 2022

  • NEW FEATURE – Find and Replace
  • NEW FEATURE – Booklinker Integration for universal book links

October 27, 2022

  • NEW FEATURE – Separate page option for images within a chapter
  • Fix for the margin issue caused by a footnote on the last page of a chapter

October 20, 2022

  • NEW FEATURE – Page breaks
  • Additional copyright templates

September 28, 2022

  • Fixed ePub validation error when table of contents is hidden
  • Fixed bidirectional endnotes in templates
  • Fixed drop cap with smart quote and italics causing double letter

September 13, 2022

  • New Lambda serverless press for exports/imports
  • Fixed list breaking across pages in table of contents
  • Fixed list text alignment across pages

August 9, 2022

  • NEW FEATURE – Keep options for subheadings and ornamental breaks
  • NEW FEATURE – Font style options for custom themes
  • Ordered list improvements (1, a, i, etc)
  • Social media icons center alignment fixed on Kindle Previewer
  • Fixed social media icons causing docx export error

August 3, 2022

  • NEW FEATURE – duplicate a custom theme
  • Fixed hyphenated words running through the margin
  • Fixed long book/chapter titles in the header running through page numbers

July 11, 2022

  • NEW FEATURE – Social media profiles
  • Chapter number capitalization fix
  • Fixed table of contents with lots of subheadings
  • List formatting improvements

June 23, 2022

  • NEW FEATURE – Version naming and sorting on the home page
  • Additional Unicode characters supported for print
  • Allow for <> in epub without removing text or reading it as code
  • Fix for unwanted blank pages

June 16, 2022

  • Smart Quote improvements
  • Image opacity improvements
  • Importing endnotes fixed
  • Editing endnotes fixed
  • Fix for ePub validation issue when front matter titles use &

May 30, 2022

  • NEW FEATURE – Smart Quote consistency notification system

May 27, 2022

  • Button added to allow authors to select when to run the smart quote algorithm
  • Hardcoded slang/abbreviated phrases to have the correct quote when using the smart quote feature

May 19, 2022

  • Moved “Print” to the top of the dropdown list for devices

May 4, 2022

  • Improved header/footer spacing
  • Roboto Light fixed for custom themes
  • Fixed writing goal word count popup not showing word daily word counts for previous months

April 26, 2022

  • Additional font styling options for body text in print

April 12, 2022

  • NEW FEATURE – Smart/Curly quote algorithm
  • Fixed font reverting when changing trim size

April 7, 2022

  • NEW FEATURE – Drag and drop .docx into an existing book
  • Fix for epub export failures due to unsupported HTML tags (issues created by copy/paste)

March 16, 2022

  • Added ePub metadata so BookFunnel can identify Atticus created books

March 9, 2022

  • NEW FEATURE – PDF previewer and generation update
    • Exact preview of the final export
    • Headers and footers in the preview
    • Page count shown below the previewer
    • Improvements to orphan and widow handling
    • Direct PDF download
    • Full page background with white text option
  • Em dash and en dash automatically recognized when typing
  • Improvements to html handling
  • Fine-tuning of syncing and timestamp handling

March 1, 2022

  • Conflict chapters disabled

January 11, 2022

  • NEW FEATURE – Book Brush integration

December 2, 2021

  • NEW FEATURE – Sprint timer
  • NEW FEATURE – opacity setting for background images in custom themes
  • NEW FEATURE – light text option for custom themes with background images

November 5, 2021

  • Fixes for syncing errors
  • Ability to delete previously uploaded custom theme images

November 1, 2021

  • NEW FEATURE – Writing habit goal settings
  • NEW FEATURE – Writing preferences
    • Font
    • Font size
    • Line height
    • Indented/spaced paragraphs
    • Justified

October 28, 2021

  • NEW FEATURE – Start page setting for ePub
  • New tooltip for book covers
  • Updated tooltip for full page images

October 26, 2021

  • NEW FEATURE – Book Level goals
  • NEW FEATURE – Reusable templates
  • Subheadings can be included in the table of contents
  • Updated icon for json backup
  • Fix for duplicate project bug

October 22, 2021

  • NEW FEATURE – OpenDyslexic font available for chapter headings and print body font
  • NEW FEATURE – Ornamental break width percentage selector
  • NEW FEATURE – Large print configuration (defaults change font/font size/ragged right/spacing to meet accessibility guidelines)
  • NEW FEATURE – All chapter body options (numbered/start on)
  • Fixes docx export issues
  • Fixed full page images showing page number

October 13, 2021

  • NEW FEATURE – Internal linking
  • Fixed list line spacing in PDF
  • Fixed “undefined” quote

October 4, 2021

  • Image compression on all new image imports including full page and custom theme images

September 20, 2021

  • NEW FEATURE – image options
    • width percentage selector
    • wrap text
    • linkable
  • Mobi import (not perfect but functional as a last resort)
  • Full page image improvements
  • Import improvements
  • Improvements to first sentence after break formatting
  • Table of contents improvements

July 21, 2021

  • NEW FEATURE – Full account backup button on the top navigation bar
  • Automatic backup when logging out
  • Line spacing bug fix
  • Centered image bug fix

July 2, 2021

  • NEW FEATURE – .docx export
  • NEW FEATURE – .rtf import
  • NEW FEATURE – ePub import
  • Support button added to the top navigation bar

June 21, 2021

  • Added the ability to delete a hyperlink without deleting the text

June 18, 2021

  • NEW FEATURE – Body text options
    • Smallcaps
    • Monospace
    • SansSerif
  • Fixed drop caps showing for centered text and lists

June 9, 2021

  • NEW FEATURE – Undo/redo buttons

June 7, 2021

  • NEW FEATURE – Full page image chapter type
  • NEW FEATURE – Custom chapter type
  • NEW FEATURE – Error notification popup

June 3, 2021

  • NEW FEATURE – Include in options – All, ebook, print, none
  • NEW FEATURE – Begin on – Right, left, no preference
  • New sans serif fonts added to print font dropdown (PT Sans/Source Sans Pro)

May 28, 2021

  • NEW FEATURE – Word counter – book, chapter and selected text

May 27, 2021

  • NEW FEATURE – Chapter navigation buttons below the previewer
  • Added the ability to delete the Copyright and Title pages
  • Fixed two issues causing exports to fail
  • Fixes the super huge publisher logo issue

May 25, 2021

  • NEW FEATURE – Export buttons below the previewer
  • Copyright template included in new and uploaded books
  • Navigation arrows for theme carousel
  • First text after special element treated as beginning of the chapter
  • Open Dyslexic font available in the previewer

May 21, 2021

  • NEW FEATURE – Split chapter feature
  • 6 new themes added
  • Scrollbar improvements
  • Writing editor responsiveness improved

May 19, 2021

  • Improved importing
    • Recognizes *** as ornamental breaks
    • More consistent chapter breaks
    • More consistent chapter titles
  • Print Previewer improvements
  • Immediate display of theme choices including font, size, line spacing, margins, chapter title options
  • Shows available trim sizes