Release of free, open source, XMLmind Ebook Compiler v1.3
August 21, 2018
Submitted by Hussein Shafie, XMLmind.
- In addition to HTML, an ebook page may now be written in Markdown.
Many “Markdown dialects” and many Markdown syntax extensions are supported, thanks to flexmark-java, the software component used to implement Markdown support in ebookc.
However for this to work, you must be using a Java 1.8+ runtime. More information in Markdown support.
- In a
<pre class="role-listing-XXX">, tab characters are now expanded by default to up to 8 space characters. “Tab stops” may be controlled using new
<pre class="role-listing-1-java-tab4">means expand tabs to up to 4 space characters in this line-numbered Java listing. Other example:
<pre class="role-listing-tab0-shell">means: do not replace tabs in this Bourne shell listing. More information in Program listings.
- Upgraded XMLmind Web Help Compiler (whc for short) to version 2.1.3_01.
- Upgraded Saxon to version 18.104.22.168.
ebookc-N_N_N-plus-fop.zipnow contains Apache FOP 2.3 (including hyphenation and MathML support). This XSL-FO processor is automatically declared and thus, ready to be used to generate PDF or PostScript.