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Reply to: can’t get "Generate Output" item on File menuFebruary 21, 2011 at 7:08 pm
I decided that I'd be better off simply uninstalling XMetal Author Enterprise (XMAE) 5.5 and installing XMAE 6.0 instead, so I've done that. I installed the eval copy of 6.0, specified the 5 specialized DTDs I needed, created a set of templates for the new DTDs, and configured a couple of PDF output options to try and get the publishing to use the customized XSL files required. I'd added the customized XSL files to all the places I thought they'd need to be.
Then I created a new map from the specialized map DTD that I'd installed, and inserted a bunch of topicrefs for some topics (task, concept, and reference) that I'd previously created against the new topic DTDs.
In this installation of XMAE 6.0, I do get the 'Generate Output' option from the File menu when I have the map open. At first, I couldn't get the build script to find the DTD location, but then I realized I needed to update the XMetal 6.0 catalog-dita.* files with the locations of the DTDs. Now the build is progressing, though I'm still working through the build issues.
I'm noticing that if I delete the local (i.e. Docum,ents and Settings/