Note: this page is out-of-date, see http://dita-ot.sourceforge.net/latest/ for current documentation.
Keeping the generated FO file
One of the most important things to do to debug the PDF generated by the PDF2 plugin (also known as the Idiom PDF plugin) is to look at the FO file the plugin generates. The plugin, by default, deletes all intermediate files, though, so you need to modify the plugin to save those files.
To stop the plugin from deleting the FO file:
A plug-in for the DITA toolkit that enables a taxonomy specialization is available for download at sourceforge.net. Although the plug-in is somewhat experimental, it is being used, and merits mention here.
The URL to access the plug-in is:
Here are some simple notes on how to retrieve and install the plug-in.
Installing a plugin takes two or three steps, depending upon the platform and installed software.
- Unzip the plugin package
- Copy the generated directory into the “demo” or “plugins” folder
- Run the integrator task