Release 7.11: (Drag &) Drop it like it’s hot

You could just use copy and paste, but wouldn’t it be a whole lot easier to drag content from one place to another? That’s exactly what we thought, so we made it happen. On top of that, we’re introducing many new awesome features, such as a notification center,  a button for applying change proposals, and…

Release 7.10

Normally you are used to a lighthearted introduction from us. This time we would like to express our hope that everyone is and will stay safe. Despite everything, we still wanted to inform you that this latest release is thoroughly tested and approved… by a team working from home. Fonto Editor New quick navigation This…

Release 7.9: We have found what you are looking for

Somebody, please call Bono. Because we think we have found what he was looking for. This holiday season, Fonto is bringing you our completely overhauled find & replace. We have also finally added a way to monitor and react to mutations in the document in the form of mutation hooks, an upgrade to Font Awesome…

Release 7.6: New Release. New Me.

New year, new me. This is something that you may have heard or read at some point in the last few years, and so have we. So with the first release in this new year, we present a new “me”. As we reached the 5th anniversary of Fonto, we decided it was time for a…

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…

Amendment drafting with FontoXML

Several of our customers are governments or publishers working with legislative content. One of the most important documents published by them are the amendment documents. In this blog post I’ll show you how FontoXML helps authoring these amendment documents. For those new to legislative processes and corresponding documents: new legislation is often introduced by augmenting…

FontoXML Release 7.3

Earlier today we have released version 7.3 of FontoXML. This release includes some pretty nifty improvements to both the XML Editor as to the Content Quality and Document History Apps. FontoXML Editor This quarter we took our time to focus on some often requested features. OEM Embedded mode FontoXML Editor is often integrated in a (external)…

FontoXML 7.1.0

This release has two smaller but none the less exciting additions in the form of new APIs for the FontoXML Editor. Our FontoXML Content Quality App release features some added compositors, filters, and annotators in addition to offering the possibility to register custom annotations. FontoXML Editor 7.1.0 Custom table model supportIt is now possible to configure…

Structured authoring = Discipline x Enjoyable software

If you’re thinking about the adoption of a structured authoring tool like FontoXML, you should read the article on this topic by Barry Schaeffer (2013). In this article Barry, a veteran of more than 45 years in the content automation industry, not only describes the ‘tortured relationship’ between Word and XML (we also wrote about…

A move away from Microsoft Word

For the second time this month I’ve heard a prospect say “we want to move away from the Microsoft Word process”. In other words: the Word based authoring process, at this standardisation organisation, is far from efficient and has some serious quality issues. There’s little content reuse with large compliancy issues as a result. There’s…

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