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Currently Being Moderated error when expoting to epub3

Aug 22, 2013 8:38 PM

I'm getting this error when exporting to epub3


ERROROEBPS/toc.ncx--External DTD entities are not allowed. Remove the DOCTYPE.


I've tried removing this line -

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no"?>

<!DOCTYPE ncx PUBLIC "-//NISO//DTD ncx 2005-1//EN" "">

<ncx xmlns="" version="2005-1">


Which didn't work.


Can anyone help please?  I've googled high and low for an answer and I'm at my wits end.  It validates fine as a epub2.




  • Currently Being Moderated
    Aug 27, 2013 9:17 AM   in reply to anaconda226

    Hi Glenis:


    BTW, this has been changed/fixed in the CC version.


    For EPUB3 we removed all the DOCTYPE entries from all the files - not just the toc.ncx but all the files in the <spine>.


    Did you perhaps miss one of the latter files? Just search with whatever tool you use for DOCTYPE.


    Douglas Waterfall

    InDesign Engineering

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