When generating PDF output via DITA Open Toolkit, users often stumble over image scaling issues. You can make images fit by setting dimensions and resolution.
With Mac OS 10.6 Snow Leopard, you can create a system service to compress files or folders and set the ZIP file modification date to the date of the contents.
Dan Ochs has posted several nice tutorials on customizing the output produced by the DITA Open Toolkit PDF2 plugin.
VMware released its Mac virtualization product with an extremely annoying incompatibility — it won’t work properly with Windows systems running CVSNT.
Once of the main complaints about the CVS version control system is that it’s difficult to move or rename files as your project structure changes.
Recently, a client asked how to set up the RenderX XSL FO processor to transform DITA maps to PDF with oXygen XML Editor on Mac OS X.
David Peralty has a nice tutorial on using Subversion to keep WordPress current by checking out the latest code directly from the Automattic repository.
Like so many other applications, Microsoft’s HTML Help Workshop often chokes on project files whose paths contain spaces.
You can share your VPN connection between the host Mac and the guest PC by setting the network adaptor to share the host’s Internet connection via NAT.
How to use a single installation of the DITA Open Toolkit on your Windows partition to generate output from either operating system environment.
When you compress a file or folder in the Finder via the Create Archive command, a ZIP file is created using the current date as modification date.
If you’ve ever struggled with the volume of bits that require your attention every day, a recent book by Mark Hurst of Good Experience may help.
If you’re using custom markers to embed context information in FrameMaker source files, there are changes in the new WebWorks version you should be aware of.
Microsoft security “fix” 896358 prevents display of content in CHM files opened from a network. Workaround: Use UNC file paths in links or move your CHMs.
While test-driving Aptana recently, I found the absence of a Tile command for editor tabs absolutely vexing!