Author Archives: Brad Andalman

Vellum 2.8.7

Vellum 2.8.7 improves Import to account for a Google Docs change that caused paragraphs to import as chapters. 

Also in this update:

  • Fix for incorrect selection when checking spelling
  • Fix for cut-off chapters on macOS Monterey Public Beta

This release is a free update, available now.

Vellum 2.3.1

Vellum 2.3.1 is a minor update that includes these improvements:

  • Fixed a problem with the Table of Contents crossing the inside margin in print
  • Fixed a rare crash when pasting into the Text Editor

This release is a free update, available now.

Vellum 2.2.3

Vellum 2.2.3 improves compatibility with the upcoming macOS Mojave.

This update also includes these improvements:

  • Social icons have better visibility in iBooks night mode
  • Fixed a rare problem with unexpected whitespace after spread balancing
  • Addressed potential issues with image captions when on a Separate Page
  • Print headers are again visible when switching back from Android Preview

This release is a free update, available now.

Vellum 2.2.2

New in Vellum 2.2.2:

  • Import links in files from Scrivener or Pages
  • Apply Monospace and Sans Serif formatting to text using these Word Styles
  • Detect chapter titles that use inherited Word styles

Also in this update:

  • Fix for a crash when generating after using Revert
  • Fix for a crash that could occur when downloading Kindlegen

This release is a free update, available now.

Vellum 2.2.1

Vellum 2.2.1 includes these improvements:

  • Higher-quality ornamental breaks in Nook and Generic EPUB ebooks
  • A fix for potentially cut-off glyphs on page edges in print
  • New preferences for checking for updates and providing anonymous analytics
  • Better baseline-matching when using ornamental breaks and block quotes
  • Improvements to spread balancing and final page lengthening in print editions

This release is a free update, available now.

Vellum 2.1.4

Vellum 2.1.4 includes the following improvements:

  • Quotation marks are again included before drop caps in ebooks. We’ve found an alternative solution for avoiding problems with Amazon’s Enhanced Typesetting.
  • The size of heading images in ebooks is more consistent, especially for very wide images and for ebooks converted to Enhanced Typesetting
  • The Table of Contents now excludes any pages that come before it
  • Improved spread balancing for books that include images
  • Dictation no longer adjusts insert position after a pause
  • Improved responsiveness when a network-mounted disk is no longer available

This release is a free update, available now.

Vellum 2.1.3

Vellum 2.1.3 adds a new Begin On switch for elements in your print edition:

The Begin On menu item that is available in front and back matter
Use it to control whether an element begins on the right or left side of a page spread.

This update also addresses these issues:

  • Leading quotes are now removed from drop caps in ebooks. These quotation marks have long caused issues with Amazon’s Enhanced Typesetting.
  • Fixed potential problems numbering pages of a print edition with a Table of Contents.
  • Fixed a generation problem for books with similarly-named images.

This release is a free update, available now.

Vellum 2.1.2

Vellum 2.1.2 addresses these issues:

  • Corrected the size of the Kindred flourish in Generic EPUB
  • Fixed problems opening some files saved with Vellum 2.0

This release is a free update, available now.