ForgeRock Documentation Tools 2.1.2 Release Notes

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This release includes improvements & new features, and bug fixes.


This maintenance release does not introduce configuration changes since 2.1.0.

You need only to update the plugin version.

Improvements & New Features

DOCS-28: Improve the cover page for PDF documents

PDF cover pages now have their own style. The style is meant to include a logo and the corporate author address.

DOCS-146: Fix chapter headings styles on PDF

DOCS-164: Update common content to mention command-line output may be formatted

DOCS-165: Add a mechanism to set the current document ID in olinks

The filter goal now includes the capability to replace CURRENT.DOCID placeholders in xlink:href attribute values with the current document name.

In other words, in a source file my-book/my-chapter.xml, xlink:href="CURRENT.DOCID#target-id" becomes xlink:href="my-book#target-id".

Bugs Fixed

DOCS-71: Soft hyphens displayed in mid line in PDF

DOCS-151: Improve Figure Caption Font (PDF)

DOCS-152: Fix Sub-Heading Horizontal Spacing (PDF)

DOCS-153: Doc build leaves a stray target.db file

DOCS-155: Add Author Names on Verso Page of New PDF Cover (PDF)

In fact author names remain on the recto cover page.

DOCS-156: Configuration of docbkx-plugin is cluttered with repeat elements

DOCS-157: Split long URLs in command-line examples (PDF)

DOCS-158: Fix Default PDF Page Margins

DOCS-159: Add Spacing to Procedure Headings (PDF)

DOCS-170: Syntax highlighting missing for program listings in release docs

Known Issues

DOCS-132: Soft hyphens used to break lines are rendered in PDF as hyphen + space

Although soft hyphens are not used in this release, the line break for hyphenation still remains.


Workaround: Fix the content after copy/paste.

DOCS-150: When a code sample is unwrapped, it it not limited to the width of the page

DOCS-162: <replaceable> tags within <screen> tags have no effect in the HTML

DOCS-163: The performance=“optional” attr in a step has no effect

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