[oXygen-user] parameters, catalogs, docbook, etc
Mon Jun 15 04:24:32 CDT 2009
If you store the scenarios at global level (the default setting) they
are stored in the user preferences in a subfolder of the user home
folder. If you want to share the scenario with other users you should
store it at project level or at document type level.
If you work on a common project that you load in the Project view and
you share with other users you can store the transformation scenarios at
project level with the radio button Project Scenarios in the dialog
Configure Transformation Scenario that is opened by the action with the
same name on the toolbar Transformation and on the menu Document ->
Transformation. In this case you share the .xpr project file with other
You have a DocBook XML document so it matches one of the two predefined
DocBook document types (DocBook 4 and DocBook 5). If you store the
scenario at document type level it is saved in the .framework file of
that document type so you have to share the .framework file with other
users, that is frameworks/docbook/docbook4.framework or
The epub transformation needs a zip application and a Ruby runtime so
the Oxygen installer should include them which means a bigger installer
file. We will consider a default epub transformation for a future version.
Robert Nagle wrote:
> Hi, I'm a relative xml newbie, and I'm trying to use docbook to
> generate .epub archives (docbook 1.7.4 has a xsl transform for that).
> I find I am lost in a lot of things having to do with the basic
> When you configure a transformation, you can edit the parameters by
> clicking parameters. I understand what is going on here.
> But I can't understand where the customizations you are making to
> parameters are written down. Suppose I bring my docbook files to a new
> computer without Oxygen and I must use the same customizations.Where
> does Oxygen store these values--in a text file somewhere?
> When you configure a custom transformation, where is the configuration
> information stored after you are done? Is there a path for project
> customizations as opposed to global customizations?
> Speaking of good transforms, it would be nice to setup a transform to
> epub format for docbook files (especially since the xsl file is
> basically done).
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