Key Concept Archive

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XML Saves Lives

I know it sounds dramatic, but it's not hyperbole. If your business is regulated or has strict standards applied, XML is critical and quickly becomes a strategic advantage! XML gives you several advantages over desktop publishing that can help address…

Arbortext for Authoring Workshop: Getting Started With Arbortext Editor

Learn the basics for authoring technical content in Arbortext. Good for anyone new to the toolset or simply curious about it. No experience required. In this hands-on workshop, we will walk through authoring and cover everything from creating a new…

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Liz Fraley shares the top features they use and the their best methods for teaching #XML authoring and single-source #publishing (via the #Arbortext tool suite) About the presenter Liz Fraley, Single-Sourcing Solutions, is a serial entrepreneur. She's founded two companies,…

Arbortext Editor

XML Saves Lives Tens of thousands of authors worldwide use Arbortext Editor to generate product information such as operator and maintenance manuals, service guides and eLearning materials as well as other marketing, sales and reference documents. Get Arbortext 101 to…

Arbortext Videos and Training On Demand

XML Saves Lives Arbortext video training is available on demand on Vimeo. We use Vimeo to distribute video content of specific training sessions to the public. TPC Affinity Group Members have access to them for free through the appropriate Members…

Arbortext 101

XML Saves Lives In the first Arbortext Monster Garage book and first ever commercially-available book about Arbortext, Arbortext 101: Best Practices for Configuring, Authoring, Styling, and Publishing with Arbortext, you’ll find advice from a long-time Arbortext user, developer, and well-known…

Arbortext Author and Print

XML Saves Lives With the Arbortext Author and Print package, you get the full capability of Arbortext Editor plus the ability to create PDF output.  Tens of thousands of authors worldwide use Arbortext Editor to generate product information such as…

Is Arbortext DITA Pure DITA? YES!

Is Arbortext pure DITA?  Yes. Arbortext is pure DITA, pure XML. We are always surprised when we get this question because: Arbortext was the software IBM was using when they developed DITA. What does it mean to be “pure DITA”? DITA…