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Content Mapper Updates

Content Mapper began back in the early 90s, as it got its start at Information Mapping, then later spun off into Simply XML. From early on, we saw the benefits of structured markup, first with SGML, and now XML, and we aim to bring these benefits across the enterprise. Our roadmap has always been customer driven.

Version 6.0
Forecasted Release: June 2017

  • Architected under .NET 4.6.2
  • Improved security
  • Improved stability
  • Improved integration architecture
  • Support for DOTK 3.X & 4.X
  • Improved metadata support
  • Support for DITAToo Virtual Drive
  • Integrated with Miramo PDF

Version 5.1-5.11
Various Released: February 2012 through May 2016

  • Support multiple new versions of Windows and Office
  • Improvesd installer, various performance improvements, single sign-on, update options
  • Simply Structured document type introduced including Simply Structured Book
  • Improved DITA Topic and DITA Map UI including custom custom configuration of elements, links and cross-references
  • Support for Programming, Software, and UI specialized DITA elements with Advanced Tab
  • Support for WebDAV and CMIS Repositories
  • Improved localization support; Danish, French, German, Spanishg, Japanese, and more
  • Added support for annotations in DITA and Simply Structured
  • additional Paragrpah Heading levels, local templates, tables and fragments
  • Improved property and attribute support
  • Improved table and image support
  • Ability to work offline, disconnected from repository
  • DITA Val support for conditional publishing through Publishing Wizard and DITA Open Toolkit
  • DITA support for Subject Schemes, Relationship Tables, and more
  • Improved publishing with custom styles and EPUB
  • Flexible importer including batch facility
  • Import to Simply Structured from FS Pro and DocuTools
  • Improved metadata-based search for SharePoint and other repositories
  • Custom Data Binding facility
  • Round trip Specialized DITA and Oxygen Annotations
  • Integrated with Alfresco, Componize, Doucmentum, DITAToo, easyDITA, FileNet, XDocs, SQL Server,
  • File System Repository
  • Support for Math ML from Design Sciences and Acrolinx
  • Improved metadata-based search for SharePoint
  • Improved legacy content import engines for both Simply DITA and Simply Structured
  • Improved validation support and error logging

Version 5.0
Released: 2011

  • Architected under .NET 3.5
  • Added support for Office 2007 and 2010
  • Created a Publication Wizard that allows users to customize PDF, DocX, and XPS outputs using Word styles
  • User Interface was rewritten to match Word 2007 or Word 2010
  • Created functionality to copy and paste Excel charts and graphs directly into Content Mapper documents
  • Improved metadata and attribute management
  • Greater relevance and control in the Word menu structures
  • Added support for a multi-audience publishing schema called MAX (Multiple Audience XML)
  • Utilized a CMIS interface for integrations with Alfresco and Componize
  • Created a generic Word to DITA Topic import mechanism
  • Built a shared/common update service instead of a customer/license key specific update service

Version 4.0
Released: 2005

  • Architected under .NET 1.1
  • Added support for Office 2003 and Windows 98 and 2003

Version 3.0
Released: 2001

  • Rearchitected to a generalized Word to XML editor, driven by DTDs

Version 2.0
Released: 1998

  • Created under .NET 1.1
  • Generated Formatting Solutions to OOXML output

Version 1.0
Released: 1993

  • Worked with Arbortext to create an Information Mapping DTD to generate SGML


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