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Posted 08-07-2021 at 01:15 PM by craigevil (craigevil's random words of wisdom)
Updated 09-14-2021 at 06:33 PM by craigevil (duplicate)

duplicate post Sorry.
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(OOXML/XSL) Write man-pages in a modern text-processor

Posted 09-08-2018 at 01:56 AM by Michael Uplawski
Updated 09-08-2018 at 06:54 AM by Michael Uplawski (Corrections. Style sheet improved.)

On the topic of writing man-pages as reStructuredText, see also simple-write-man-pages-docutils-and-tweaks (in this blog).
In short, I have written an XSL-stylesheet to transform the XML-code from an OOXML document (M$ WordŽ format docx or SoftMakerŽ's tmdx) into a reStructuredText file.

The current edition produces enough formatting for a man-page, although some enhancements should allow the inclusion of tables.
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In the original OOXML
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Wiki Site-books (RunBooks)

Posted 06-16-2010 at 12:23 AM by bits45
Updated 06-16-2010 at 02:00 AM by bits45

Do you document your admin procedures? Tired of spending three hours learning how to configure something new or troubleshoot a problem, only to relearn all about it 11 months from now. Write the how-to in your own words so you understand it better.

We use MediaWiki servers for our run-books (site books). I'm not sure what "you" call them, but they are an invaluable asset to an aging team of developers and admin staff, like myself.

If you're not already using...
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