Final Export and Cleanup

Procedures for file handling when you have completed eXtyles operations as well as your editorial work will depend on the specific workflow of your organization. Typically, there are two common routes:

  • Hand off of the Word file to a production group for use in a desktop publishing application (e.g., Adobe InDesign) or creation of a PDF directly from Microsoft Word. If your organization uses a workflow in which the Word document is directly used for another process, please review the following section, “Post-Processing Cleanup.” Post-Processing Cleanup removes some information added by eXtyles that is required for XML creation but that can intrude on other applications that may read Word files.
  • Export of the Word file with eXtyles to XML or another typesetting-specific format. In such a workflow, eXtyles is used to create a new file in a different format. If your organization uses a workflow in which the Word document is exported to another format, please review the documentation on XML Export.

This set of documentation covers the Export/Cleanup menu items. Your organization’s configuration may not include all documented modules.