Docbook2odf is a toolkit that automaticaly converts DocBook to OASIS OpenDocument (ODF, the ISO standardized format used for texts, spreadsheets and presentations). Conversion is based on a XSLT which makes it easy to convert DocBook->ODF, ODT, ODS and ODP as all these documents are XML based.
Also goal of docbook2odf is to generate well formatted documents in OpenDocument, ready to be used in instant, with actually considering current rules of the Corporate Identity of organizations. Final results should not be restricted to text like documents but also many other forms could be generated, like presentations, charts or forms with images and multimedia.
The result is provided in a one zipped ODF file (.odt/.odp/.ods) with all required content. There are group of utilities like docbook2odt, docbook2ods and docbook2odp as docbook2odf is actually universally converting to these respective formats.
Docbook2odf is open source. This means that the source codes is not only available for download free of charge, but developers have access to the source code and may modify it.For more information, please see:
Added support to subscript, superscript, commnad, guimenu, guilabel, guibutton, keycal, accel, variablelist, varlistentry, term, sidebar, bibliography, biblioentry, .... More ways how to handle xsl conversion in docbook2odf script, added some new params. Fixed utf-8 problems and few other problems in xsl. Changed some of styles (tables, document types)
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Today's web is world of articles. CMS, publishing pages, blogs, wikis...everything is about text-publishing. I'm using everything of them, but they were all essetially build on they own engines. I became to set up some new sites build on those, but I found no suitable working solution which allowed me to handle article publishing and I feel being forced to build yet-another-my-own-engine. So I decided to make one as an python module to avoid this lost of time for next projects and perhaps to help others facing same problem.
Export to ODF is now done via docbook2odf script, which is part of docbook2odf distribution.
Write own implementation of this script in Python (as export is just transformation via sheets, some metadata and zip).http://projects.almad.net/pyarticle/wiki
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