Site Archives Documentation

XMetaL 5.5 (SP1) DITA and Windows 7


I use XMetaL Author Enterprise for my work. We use a customized DITA Open Toolkit. With XMetaL, the customized files are placed in the Common Files folder under the XMetal Shared folder. These files get updated from our version control system. Once there are updates, sometimes I need to make changes such as changing product […]

Effective Documentation: The Friendly "Transformative Guide"


I was inspired to write about how we can improve user documentation to make up for a less-than-intuitive complex application.