Re: Unadulterated Flare HTML/XML output

Subject: Re: Unadulterated Flare HTML/XML output
From: Mark Giffin <mgiffin -at- earthlink -dot- net>
To: "Porrello, Leonard" <lporrello -at- illumina -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 06 Aug 2011 20:23:01 -0700


I see what you mean, but I guess I wouldn't call those proprietary, because they use a standard XML namespace: xmlns:MadCap="";. Of course, MadCap does not provide the full schema if you wanted to validate their files in a real XML editor (I've tried to get the schema over the last couple years), so maybe they are proprietary. If you want to see real proprietary HTML, go back to the old RoboHelp days.

Anyway, you could use XSLT to remove the MadCap stuff. I don't think it would be real complicated if you knew XSLT. I would use an "identity transform" to copy the entire contents of the file, plus a few templates to snuff out the MadCap bits.

Why do you need to remove them?

Mark Giffin

On 8/5/2011 12:25 PM, Porrello, Leonard wrote:

There's the header info:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "";>
<html xmlns:MadCap=""; MadCap:lastBlockDepth="7" MadCap:lastHeight="211" MadCap:lastWidth="808" MadCap:disableMasterStylesheet="true" MadCap:tocPath="" MadCap:medium="OLH" MadCap:InPreviewMode="false" MadCap:PreloadImages="false" MadCap:RuntimeFileType="Topic" MadCap:TargetType="WebHelp" lang="en-us" xml:lang="en-us" MadCap:PathToHelpSystem="../../../../" MadCap:HelpSystemFileName="Default.xml" MadCap:SearchType="Stem">

And then there is inline stuff:

<td class="AutoNumber_p_Bullet1" MadCap:autonum="&lt;span style=&quot;color: #b7b7b7;&quot; class=&quot;mcFormatColor&quot;&gt;*&lt;/span&gt;" valign="top"><b>Coordinates</b> based on start and stop bp range for chromosomes</td>

<p class="TblTitle" MadCap:conditions="" MadCap:autonum="Table 47&#160;&#160;" MadCap:xrefTargetName="Table_47_&#160;&#160;Manage_Targets_Tab_Options"><a MadCap:generatedBookmark="ListOf" name="Table_47_&#160;&#160;Manage_Targets_Tab_Options"></a><span class="autonumber"><span class="KeyColorBold">Table 47&#160;&#160;</span></span>Manage Targets Tab Options</p>

<script type="text/javascript" src="../../../SkinSupport/MadCapBodyEnd.js">

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Subject: Re: Unadulterated Flare HTML/XML output

Such as what? Looking at the HTML files in the Content directory of my
Flare 7.1 WebHelp output, I don't see any proprietary tags.

On Thu, Aug 4, 2011 at 2:07 PM, Porrello, Leonard
<lporrello -at- illumina -dot- com> wrote:
Does anyone know how to get HTML or XML files out of Flare that are free from proprietary Flare tags?


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