What is XMLmind XML Editor?
Editor is a strictly validating, near WYSIWYG, DocBook editor, DITA editor, MathML editor, XHTML 5 editor, XML editor (screenshots ). Because XMLmind
XML Editor is highly extensible, it may be also be used to create documents
conforming to your own custom schema. Its users are generally technical
writers who need to author large, complex, modular, documents. More ğ
(In the above
video, notice that the author uses almost exclusively the keyboard to create
a sample DocBook article. Of course, it is possible to accomplish the same
tasks using the mouse, the tool bar, the node path bar,
etc.) v5.6 (April 2, 2013)
- Several enhancements making it easier to work with images.
- It is now possible to convert DITA documents, possibly containing
rich media, to XHTML 5, Web Help containing XHTML 5, EPUB 3.
- Important internal changes related to the clipboard and to CSS
v5.5 (January 21, 2013)
: The following
changes should make XMLmind XML Editor at the same time more powerful and
easier to use:
- The XHTML, DITA and DocBook tool bars now start with a number of
“text style” toggles.
- New Go back and Go forward buttons coupled to a new
automatic bookmarking facility.
- Pressing Enter, Delete or Backspace
now works as expected inside paragraphs and list items.
- The right-click menu is now contextual. Example: it has "Follow
Link" and "Set Link Target" entries when you right-click
inside a link element.
v5.4.1 (November 6, 2012)
, the spell checker used
by a number of major open source and proprietary software, is now available
as an alternative to XMLmind Spell Checker. Several other, minor yet useful,
v5.4 (September 17, 2012)
- An image can be resized interactively by dragging one of the
“handles” displayed around it.
- Dragging a separator found between two table columns allows to
resize these columns.
- When converting a DITA or DocBook document to an output format such
as HTML, Web Help, PDF, RTF, etc, it's now possible to automatically
colorize the source code contained in pre, codeblock,
programlisting, etc, elements.
Changes in the distributions of XMLmind XML Editor:
- XMLmind XML Editor, whether Professional Edition or Evaluation
Edition, is now distributed with most features preselected and most
- Free Personal Edition has been suppressed.
(March 14, 2012)
: Overhauled XHTML support, now including support
for XHTML 5:
- Robust, self-contained, W3C XML Schema for XHTML 5 which is as
faithful to W3C Working Draft 25
May 2011 as an W3C XML Schema can be.
- New CSS stylesheets.
When the "Emulate Web Browser"
stylesheet has been selected, XXE will dynamically apply to the styled
view all the CSS styles found in style attributes,
style elements and link elements pointing to CSS
- New XSLT 2 stylesheets allow to convert XHTML 1.0, 1.1 and 5.0
documents to PostScript, PDF, RTF, WordprocessingML, Office Open XML
(.docx) and OpenOffice (.odt).
By default, the CSS
styles specified in XHTML style attributes, style and
link elements also apply to the XSL-FO file generated by these
XSLT 2 stylesheets.