Commonly documentation is needed in various languages, the editing process shall be distributed among a team and existing fragments linked into one document. The nqDoc editor was designed to fit these requirements.Multilingual
Chapters of a manual can be moved to separate files. Due to the XML nature of nqDoc files documents can be checked into a versioning system like CVS.
Reference source code and JavaDoc comments
Software manuals often contain code snippets. The editor can link to existing source code, no copy - paste. The editor can link to existing JavaDoc comments. Custom JavaDoc-Tags are supported to partition and organize source code comments.
Do you need support for a special language or want to include data that is stored in your business database? Publish your finshed documents in Tex? The editor is highly extendable due to its extension points.
In contrast to WYSIWYG ("What You See Is What You Get") WYSIWYM ("What You See Is What You Mean") means that the displayed information only shows what purpose an element has, and not how the documents final layout will look like. This kind of formatting is used when the layout process is left to the application. Usually this way the formatting gets much more consequent and appealing. On the other hand the user does not have to care about the layout process and can concentrate on the content of a document.
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