DITA in the World Interview Series: DITA in Finland

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As the DITA adoption rate is growing globally, it’s always interesting to see specifics of DITA adoption in different countries. Because we have value-added resellers and implementation partners that represent and support our DITAToo DITA CMS all over the world, quite often we are discussing with them local trends and what is going to happen Read More …

How We Converted 134 MS Word Documents with Very Special Requirements to DITA

As you probably know, one of the cool features of DITAToo is an ability to automatically convert even unstyled MS Word documents to DITA (and if you are still not aware of this feature, you can watch a video on Converting Word Documents to DITA). In many cases, the way the conversion works out-of-the-box is Read More …

Implementing a Conref Push Mechanism in DITA

As a part of a DITAToo DITA CMS implementation for a customer, we were helping their documentation team to build information architecture and find out how DITAToo can support their processes. One of the challenges they were facing was handling content variations for OEM partners. The company sells their products in the US, Europe, and Read More …

DITAToo DITA CMS Can Now Integrate with Microsoft SQL Server

As you know, DITAToo uses MySQL Server as a content repository. However, we realize that our customers may have certain requirements regarding the database used. For example, in several companies with which we are working, Microsoft SQL Server is a corporate standard. This is what the company has already invested into, and this is what Read More …

Integrating DITA OT Plugins into DITAToo DITA CMS

Recently, we’ve been asked by several customers and partners whether it’s possible to integrate DITA OT plugins into DITAToo. They asked both about third-party plugins, like PDF5 from Antenna House or SuiteHelp from Suite Solutions, and about their own custom plugins. I’ve just integrated such a plugin (it was created by one of our customers Read More …

New Feature in Translation Management Is Coming: Specify Content that Shouldn’t Be Translated

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One of the common features that our users are putting into their wish list is an ability to specify the content that shouldn’t be translated and thus, shouldn’t be locked and downloaded from the DITAToo repository. Suppose a scenario like this one: your company develops a software product, and you are documenting it. You have Read More …

Intuillion Ltd. (DITAToo) and SDI Global Solutions Announce Partnership

We are very pleased to announce the partnership with SDI Global Solutions, a global provider for DITA and XML services and solutions. With offices in the USA, Finland, Hungary, China, and India, SDI has been providing consultancy, information design, training, and business process modeling solutions since 1978. SDI is now assigned as a DITAToo exclusive Read More …

From Holland with Love

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This is going to be a quite unusual post. Typically, I write about new features, events, surveys, and other DITAToo and DITA-related stuff. But today it’ll be different. Today I want to share with you my impressions from my latest visit to the Netherlands where we did our first DITAToo European user meet up, conducted Read More …

4 Days in June You Shouldn’t Miss

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 The Information Energy conference is coming and promises to be very interesting for everyone involved in information and knowledge management! If you haven’t checked out the program yet, you can see it here. But this year, Information Energy will be special. You’ll get a chance to enjoy not just from the conference itself, but from Read More …

DITAToo DITA CMS 1.7 Is Out!

We are happy to announce that DITAToo DITA CMS version 1.7 has been released and is now available! The new version provides new features that facilitate and improve the way you create, edit, and publish DITA. These are the highlights of the features that you’ll find in DITAToo 1.7: DITAToo FrameMaker Connector is now provided Read More …