Release of XMLmind Word To XML v1.8.2

August 4, 2020

Submitted by Hussein SHAFIE, XMLmind Software.

Release of XMLmind Word To XML v1.8.2 (https://www.xmlmind.com/w2x/changes.html)


  • New DocBook 5.1 assembly output format. For example, running w2x -o assembly mydoc.docx out/mydoc.xml

    generates in the out/ directory DocBook 5.1 assembly file mydoc.xml and also all the topic files referenced by this assembly.

  • w2x-app:
    • On Linux, FlatLaf and its light theme (called "FlatLight") is now used as the default Look & Feel. This is needed because on Linux, the “system” Look & Feel (called "Metal") looks rather outdated.

      If, for any reason, you prefer to use the “system” Look & Feel, please start w2x-app by running

      w2x-app -putpref lookAndFeelClassName fallback

      This setting is done once for all. If after doing that, you finally prefer to revert to FlatLaf, simply run

      w2x-app -putpref lookAndFeelClassName
    • The setup assistant (AKA the “wizard” style dialog box) now supports the DocBook 5.1 topic and DocBook 5.1 assembly output formats.
  • Upgraded XMLmind Web Help Compiler (whc for short) to version 3.1.
  • XMLmind Word To XML, which passed all non-regression tests, is now officially supported on Java™ 14 platforms.

What is XMLmind Word To XML?

XMLmind Word To XML can automatically convert DOCX files to:

  • Clean, styled, valid HTML (single page or multi-page HTML, Web Help, EPUB) looking very much like the source DOCX file.
  • Unstyled, but structured and valid, DITA bookmap, map, topic, DocBook, XHTML (single page or multi-page HTML, Web Help, EPUB) or XML conforming to your custom schema.

Home Page: https://www.xmlmind.com/w2x/

Download: https://www.xmlmind.com/w2x/download.shtml

Free online DOCX conversion services: https://www.xmlmind.com/w2x/online_w2x.html

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