XML, that’s pretty techie stuff, isn’t it?! Structured content already sounds friendlier, but it’s still miles away from the daily practice of ‘writing a document’. That’s something we are all familiar with and anyone can contribute to. What are the advantages of XML, and how can both the ‘techies’ and the subject-matter-experts collaborate on the […]
When viewing content changes made over time in Fonto Document History, the ability to see changes made to the entire publication has been on both our and many clients’ wishlist for a long time. We’re proud to announce that, after working tediously on it for the past releases, we have created exactly that. Publication mode.
In pharma—and many other industries, too—Microsoft Word is the tool to create content. It’s the natural environment for many subject-matter experts to write, edit and review content. Every author is familiar with the Word interface. But it’s not structured content that’s created … “We cannot change the authoring experience” Forcing subject-matter experts, for example medical
In this weekly series, Martin describes a question that was raised by a Fonto developer, how it was resolved and why Fonto behaved like that in the first place. This week, a developer gets an error caused by a cyclic dependency in their configuration! A developer just updated something in a random file, after which
In this weekly series Martin describes a question that was raised by a Fonto developer, how it was resolved and why Fonto behaved like that in the first place. This week, a partner is confused because the callback for their MutationHook is called a lot! This one came in from the support board. Summarized, a
This release, our tables received a massive facelift to make it even easier for authors to work with, regardless of the amount of data you’re dealing with. We also made it even easier to create lists. Not a fan of numbered lists? We got you! You can now configure lists to work with any symbol.
A couple of minutes ago, we released version 7 of FontoXML. We are very excited, and with this post we want to inform you about the new features and the impact of upgrading to FontoXML 7.0 New features FontoXML 7 contains a large number of new features. Among these are: Improved collaboration. Users get near-real-time
Technical documentation is of increasing importance for the customer journey that companies offer their clients and prospects. The XML Documentation Add-on for Adobe Experience Manager is the solution for organizations breaking down the barriers between technical and marketing content. The importance of structured content is growing. As a result, the task of structured content authoring
Coming Friday our homebrewer and craft beer lover Martin will present his paper on Soft validation at XML Prague. Here, a sneak preview by means of the introduction and conclusions. There’s a lot in between so do come and join us there! Introduction FontoXML is an editor for XML content, used by non-technical authors. At
In a series of blog posts DITA-expert Wim Hooghwinkel describes some everyday DITA usability issues and lets us explain how we think to have solved these issues. Wim: Let’s face it: XML editing has it’s challenges. Especially for an average author who is not into tagging. It’s been worse though. The days that we needed to