Category Archives: Publishing

DITAToo Goes East! Meet Us at the 14th STC India Annual Conference on November 29-December 1 in Bangalore, India

Together with our implementation partner and reseller in India, Metapercept Information Solutions & Consulting, we’ll show you how small- and medium-size companies that don’t have a big budget for expensive CMSs can still benefit from DITA. Join us at this presentation and you’ll see how DITAToo automates and facilitates most of the tasks that any Read More …

New Feature in DITAToo Translation Management: Get Translated DITA Files for External Publishing

Based on the feedback we are receiving from our implementation partners and customers, we keep improving the translation management features in DITAToo. Today I want to tell you about one more small, but useful enhancement we’ve made. Remember that earlier DITAToo allowed you to download an entire DITA project with all relevant files (topics, graphics, Read More …

Translation Management in DITAToo: Now You Can Choose the Publishing Language Too

While I’m waiting for a taxi that will take me to the airport on my way to the NLDITA Tools conference in Utrecht, the Netherlands, I want to tell you about one more capability we’re adding to the translation management feature in DITAToo. Suppose you have a project that you translated to several languages. In Read More …

Generate .ditaval Files from DITAToo’s Publishing Profiles and Publish DITA Content Outside of DITAToo

As promised, today I want to talk about a new feature that lets you easily publish DITA content outside of DITAToo. I think this feature will be especially useful for FrameMaker users who want to use FrameMaker publishing capabilities to produce a PDF output instead of generating a PDF through the DITA Open Toolkit. In Read More …

Use Publishing Profiles to Produce Different Outputs Based on DITA Conditional Attributes

Today I want to tell you how DITAToo 1.6 helps you produce different outputs from the same DITA map based on conditional attributes. Let’s suppose that I’m documenting a product that has different editions (say, Professional and Enterprise). Because the product can work on different operating systems (say, Windows and Linux), there’re slight variations in Read More …

FrameMaker for Authoring, DITAToo for DITA Management

The recent eSeminar from Adobe and iG5 Authoring Tools was a great success. You can view it here. We demonstrated how using FrameMaker as an authoring tool with DITAToo as a DITA management tool provides a complete solution for your everyday DITA work. We showed that DITAToo allows you to: Store DITA topics in a Read More …

New Feature in the Upcoming Release of DITAToo: Publishing Profiles

Well, it’s still not official, but we ourselves like this new feature so much that I can’t wait to share it with you even before the new version is officially released. Suppose you have a DITA map. The map refers to topics in which you are extensively using conditional attributes, such as @product or@platform to Read More …