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Ease of Content migration – Smart paste structured content

Do you author in DITA ? Need to assemble your content from various sources(HTML, Word etc.)?

“Smart Paste” offers a great and a quick solution. Tools people can customize this functionality to work for other XML specifications as well. Full points to FrameMaker team for this feature.
Our experience:

  • Created a new DITA topic file.
  • Copied some paragraphs along with images and tables from the Web
  • Smart pasted the content in FrameMaker
  • With very minor tweaks, we could realize completely valid and relevant structure in the DITA topic being authored
Source Page

Source Page

Pasted Content

Pasted Content

Productive: Yes. Cool: Definitely!