Fonto 7.4: let us introduce Drag & Drop

Time really flies when you’re working on cool features, and we most certainly did this quarter. This release of Fonto XML Editor contains the long-awaited beta version of drag and drop in the outline view (previously known as structure view). The ability to mark content as read-only, and a long-requested addition to the find and replace, searching for the whole word matches only.

Drag & Drop

This release introduces a new Drag & Drop interface for the outline view. This feature allows users to (more) intuitively make changes to the structure of a document without having to move parts step by step.

Default implementations are provided for single document editors as well as for DITA maps (in the fontoxml-dita add-on). Applications with customized structure view configuration or other special requirements may need to register one or more custom operations. Please refer to our guide for more details. Do note that as this feature is in beta, it needs to be explicitly turned on through the configuration file.

Read-only

FontoXML now offers the capability to configure content as read-only. Read-only elements and their children are greyed out and may not be modified in any way. When using our comments add-on authors are still able to leave comments on the read-only content.

Find and replace, whole word only

The find and replace drop-down now offers a new checkmark to search for whole word only. When checked, only results exactly matching the whole word will be provided through this functionality.

Various bug fixes and improvements

Please refer to your implementation partner for further details on how to acquire release 7.4.0 for your instance of FontoXML. For more details on everything mentioned above, other new features, improvements, and bug fixes you can read the release notes.


FontoXML Apps

The focus for our additional apps this quarter was security. This means that while a lot of work did happen, there is not much we have to report publicly. This is what we can report:

FontoXML Content Quality 1.3.0

Please refer to your implementation partner for further details on how to acquire release 1.3.0 for your instance of FontoXML Content Quality. For more information on everything mentioned above, other new features, improvements, and bugfixes you can read the release notes.

Document History App 3.0.0-beta2

  • Update the .NET Core version to include security updates.

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