00:00 Alan Pringle: Welcome to The Content Strategy Experts podcast, brought to you by Scriptorium. Since 1997, Scriptorium has helped companies manage, structure, organize and distribute content in an efficient way. In episode 17 we discussed PDF. In a previous podcast, we talked about the … Read More
When remodeling your kitchen, would you replace 1980s almond melamine cabinets with the same thing? Probably not. (I certainly wouldn’t!) Then why make the content strategy mistake of using new tools to re-create the old formatting in your content?
I love it when an offhand remark on Twitter turns into a smart conversation.
In which we bend PDF publishing to our will. Eventually.
Getting attractive PDF output out of XML is a serious technical challenge. But in some organizations, the PDF requirement is being used to prevent to unwanted workflow changes.
Scriptorium has developed an enhanced version of the DITA OT’s PDF plugin, providing an upgraded baseline for additional development.
The question of “To OT or not to OT” may not require the deep metaphysical deliberations of a Hamlet, but it is well worth a serious analysis.
by Sheila Loring DITA XML is of little use to readers unless it’s converted to some kind of output. The DITA Open Toolkit (DITA OT) provides transforms and scripts that convert DITA to PDF output and a long list of other formats. Producing PDF output … Read More
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