It is possible you have encountered an embarrassing bug, where some words in filenames cause no further content to be processed by our book generators, when an author is using our in-browser editor writing mode.

A recent example of this happening was using the word "feedback" in a filename. Once the word "feedback" was removed from the filename, everything worked successfully. (At the end of this article, we're going to start making a list as further instances of this issue are reported to us.)

You can change a filename by clicking on the gear wheel you will see, if you hover your mouse over the filename, like this:

If you change the name of the first file that does not generate in your book, then that file, and the subsequent files in your manuscript, should generate properly, the next time you make a preview - unless there  is another instance of the same problem, further along in your filenames.

Please note that these filenames do not appear anywhere in your book or to a reader of the book, when they buy it, so you can name them anything you like.

Sorry for the trouble here. If you come across a word that causes this problem, please let us know by emailing us at hello@leanpub.com.

List of Bad Filenames

Please note that if any of the sequences of characters are used a filename, that may cause are book generators to ignore that chapter and all subsequent chapters.

So, for example, since feedback causes the problem, a filed named somefeedbackfromreaders will fail, just like a file that is only called feedback will fail.

Here's the list:

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feedback

frontmatter

backmatter

lists

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