DITA and XMetaL Discussion
njmyers13 February 8, 2016 at 10:05 pm
Auto-Assign ELement IDs "Options" button not enabled.February 8, 2016 at 10:05 pmParticipants 2Replies 3Last Activity 7 years ago
I just installed XMetaL 10 for a new writer and I'm trying to set up her environment. I cannot get the Dita Options > Auto-assign element IDs feature to enable (the Options button is not accessible). I've tried installing as both
and administrator, and neither work.
I've also given
all permissions on the /users/ /AppData/Roaming/SoftQuad directory and C:/ProgramData/SoftQuad/XMetaL directory, both to no avail. I'm out of ideas on what else to try.
Has anyone else run into this problem?
NicoleDerek Read February 9, 2016 at 11:41 pm
Reply to: Auto-Assign ELement IDs "Options" button not enabled.February 9, 2016 at 11:41 pm
For XMetaL Author Enterprise 10 this setting is stored here:
The setting is as follows. It is set to TRUE by default, which enables the feature.
TRUEnjmyers13 February 10, 2016 at 6:23 pm
Reply to: Auto-Assign ELement IDs "Options" button not enabled.February 10, 2016 at 6:23 pm
Thanks Derek. I see that file (and about 15 others) in that directory on my system, but it is missing on hers. Other than the 4 subfolders, her directory only contains the following files: ct_preferences, default.tbr, dita_options, mediadisplayoptions, print_local, searchResult, shell.stg, XMetaL, and xmrepo_settings. Any ideas? thanks!
Nicolenjmyers13 February 10, 2016 at 6:48 pm
Reply to: Auto-Assign ELement IDs "Options" button not enabled.February 10, 2016 at 6:48 pm
One more oddity – another writer has “
TRUE” set in her dita_options.xml file, but the Options button is also disabled for her XMetaL.
–OK. I figured it out – apparently you need to have a file open in XMetaL for it to become enabled. All users have all necessary files and are set up are set up correctly now. Thanks,
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