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  • Anonymous

    Problems with Multiple HTML files output in XMetaL 7

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    I have a project in which the topics are located in three folders: one for the glossary, one for topics  pertinent to all users, and one for the topics pertinent to a subset of users. This content is translated into several languages. We store our XML source in Subversion, so I use the configure output settings to specify a different folder for the output files.

    Here's my example:


    In earlier versions of XMetal, when I used the multiple HTML files output, the created HTML files would mimic the folder structure of the source files. I would specify that the files should be built in a folder called en_ft, and I would get these two folders:


    However, now with XM 7, I do the same thing. I specify that the HTML files should go in a folder called en_ft, and I get this:

    ditaoutputsen_ft: Contains the HTML files that were located in the tree folder without the images folder
    ditaoutputtreeimages: Contains the images folder (The image files should be in ditaoutputsen_ftimages)
    ditaoutputstreememberimages: contains the images associated with the member-only content.

    The glossary and member-only HTML files (in treemember) are nowhere to be found.

    The bookmap is stored in the tree folder. I use conditional processing within the maps and the topics.

    Am I missing something here?

    After looking at the log file, I wonder if Ant is not configured correctly. I really do need to be able to keep these topics in separate folders.

    The log file contains error messages like this:

    [gen-list] Processing C:UsersVanWagenenLDocumentshelp-source2zhtreemap_tree_using_familysearch_family_tree_bookmap.ditamap

    [gen-list] [DOTJ036W][WARN] The file “C:UsersVanWagenenLDocumentshelp-source2zhtreeldsr_tree_quick_ref_full_description_temple.dita” referenced by “C:UsersVanWagenenLDocumentshelp-source2zhtreemap_tree_using_familysearch_family_tree_bookmap.ditamap” is outside the scope of the input dita/map directory. If you do not want to see the warning message, please use the Ant parameter 'outer.control', and set the value to “quiet”. Otherwise, move the referenced file “C:UsersVanWagenenLDocumentshelp-source2zhtreeldsr_tree_quick_ref_full_description_temple.dita” into the input dita/map directory.



    Reply to: Problems with Multiple HTML files output in XMetaL 7

    Any progress here? Should I submit this as a support case? It's been a few days now.


    Derek Read

    Reply to: Problems with Multiple HTML files output in XMetaL 7

    Yes, if you need immediate help with any particular issue then you should submit it to XMetaL Support.

    See first link on this board:


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