The default library for iPad subscription apps has been upgraded inDefault Library Photo the Adobe Digital Publishing Suite v31 release. The new library configuration will prominently display the newest content available for purchase or subscription. The showcase format will include a larger cover image, folio-specific metadata, and folio description. Buttons that appear in the library can be customized in the DPS App Builder; i.e., “Buy Issue” buttons can be replaced with the actual price of the folio. Note: The new library configuration applies only to iPad subscription apps in iOS 7; the previous grid format is still used on iOS 6 iPads. The grid format is also used if the “Hide Buy Buttons” option is selected in DPS App Builder. For more information, see “Customizing UI text in DPS iOS apps” on Adobe’s website.

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Monica Murphy has worked in the publishing industry for over 30 years supporting publishing operations of various sizes. In her role as Technical Product Manager for Technology for Publishing, she shares her publishing application expertise supporting a broad range of publishing clients in InDesign best practices, cross-platform content workflows, and InDesign Template strategies. Her weekly tip and blog posts have a committed following in the InDesign community, and as a long-time participant in the InDesign pre-release community, she regularly analyzes and provides feedback for upcoming features. Monica manages the authoring and publication of Technology for Publishing’s handbooks on InDesign, InCopy, and other associated titles.