What's New in Oxygen XML Scripting 24.1

March 10, 2022

Related version: 24.0    

Oxygen XML Scripting version 24.1 is an incremental release that offers updates and improvements for some of the scripts that are available to provide a variety of functions that can be scheduled or triggered using a command-line tool on Windows, Linux, or macOS. The main focus for this release was various additions and improvements for the Batch Converter script.

The all platforms distribution of Oxygen is bundled with a scripts sub-folder that contains scripts for automating and running various utilities from a command line interface. To run any of these scripts, you need to purchase a scripting license.

The main focus for this release was various additions and improvements for the Batch Converter script.

Use Custom Settings File for Batch Converter Script

When using the Batch Converter script, you can use a new argument (-cs converterSettingsFile) to specify a file that contains settings for the conversion. It can be an .xpr file that contains project options or an XML file that contains global options.

Batch Converter Script Now Has Option for DocBook to DITA Conversions

You can now convert HTML documents exported from DocBook into DITA using the Batch Converter script.

Batch Converter Script Now Has Option for Confluence to DITA Conversions

You can now convert HTML documents exported from Atlassian Confluence into DITA using the Batch Converter script.

Batch Converter Script - Other Improvements

Other improvements made to the Batch Converter script include:

  • A better handling of tables that contain cell spans when converting Markdown documents to DITA.
  • Various small bug fixes and conversion improvements.