“As a user I can easily see the structure of a document” (7/27)

“As a user I can easily see the structure of a document” is the 7th of 27 requirements that we studied as part of our benchmark on XML editors. This is an important requirement because having the document structure in mind is a prerequisite for composing a coherent document. The structure of a document is …

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“As a user I can easily manage metadata” (6/27)

As a user I can easily manage metadata is the 6th of 27 requirements that we studied as part of our benchmark on XML editors.This is an important requirement for many reasons. One of which; when content needs to be personalized, metadata need to be in order. Managing metadata The average rating on ‘managing metadata’ …

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Keeping DITA files valid (5/27)

“As a user I can never cause file corruption” is the fifth of 27 requirements that we studied as part of our benchmark on XML editors. Valid XML This is an important user need in order to have a stable, effective working environment that authors can trust. After hours of labor, a corrupted and thus …

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“As a user I can change the type of a topic” (4/27)

“As a user I can change the type of a topic” was the fourth of 27 requirements that we studied as part of our benchmark on XML editors. Change the type of a topic This is an important requirement because the natural writing process is not a linear process. Rather, authors write, structure and review iteratively …

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Interview with our CEO Jan Benedictus by DITA Writer

“DITAWriter” is Keith Schengili-Roberts, a Senior Content Strategist with Yellow Pencil, advising and helping clients with Information Architecture for their web sites and DITA implementations. Keith was formerly the Manager of a Documentation team within the engineering group for a large firm in the semiconductor industry who took his team into the bright new world …

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CIDM study: user generated technical content

At FontoXML we have got more than a decade of experience in digital publishing and online media. Between our people, probably more than a century. In the past decade we’ve seen the publishing landscape shift from print to online. And with this shift we’ve seen user-generated content taking over. User-generated content “User-generated content is used …

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Intuitive web-based XML editor for subject matter experts

At FontoXML we’re a big fan of the bestseller ‘Don’t make me think’ by Steve Krug. A book about human-computer interaction and web usability. The book’s premise is that a good software program or web site should let users accomplish their intended tasks as easily and directly as possible. A must-read for web- and software-designers …

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“As a user I can add comments to a document.” (2/27)

“As a user I can add comments to a document” is the second of 27 requirements that we’ve studied as part of our benchmark on XML editors. Vital part of authoring We think this is an important requirement because it is a vital part of authoring and teamwork with colleagues. Adding comments for yourself allows …

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“As a user I can open a project folder as if it were a document.” (1/27)

“As a user I can open a project folder as if it were a document” is the first of 27 requirements that we’ve studied as part of our benchmark on XML editors. Structured writing without XML knowledge We think this requirement is important because it aligns with the conceptual model most users have of a …

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Fonto 8.0 WebinarApril 13, 6.30 pm CET / 11.30 am CST

Providing you with insights from our team and a QA session.

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