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The publishing process can be initiated from a transformation scenario within Oxygen XML Editor/Author or from a command line outside Oxygen XML Editor/Author.

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To publish DocBook content to WebHelp Classic output from a transformation scenario inside Oxygen XML Editor/Author, use one of the following procedures, depending on whether or not you want a feedback section in your output.

WebHelp Classic Output

To publish a DocBook document as a WebHelp Classic system, follow these steps:
  1. Click the Configure Transformation Scenario(s) action from the toolbar.
  2. Select the DocBook WebHelp Classic scenario from the DocBook 4 or DocBook 5 section.
  3. Click Apply associated.

When the DocBook WebHelp Classic transformation is complete, the output is automatically opened in your default browser.

WebHelp Classic with Feedback Output

To publish a DocBook document as a WebHelp Classic with Feedback system, follow these steps:
  1. Click Configure Transformation Scenarios.
  2. Select the DocBook WebHelp Classic with Feedback scenario from the DocBook 4 or DocBook 5 section.
  3. Click Apply associated.
  4. Enter the documentation product ID and the documentation version.

When the DocBook WebHelp Classic with Feedback transformation is complete, your default browser opens the installation.html file. This file contains information about the output location, system requirements, installation instructions, and deployment of the output. Follow the instructions to complete the system deployment. For more information, see Deploying a Feedback-Enabled System.

For more information about the feedback-enabled WebHelp system, watch our video demonstration:

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DocBook-based WebHelp output can be generated from an automated publishing process using a command line outside of Oxygen XML Editor/Author. However, to do this, you must purchase an additional Oxygen XML WebHelp license.