Release Notes

XMetaL® Author Enterprise 7.0 - SP Edition Release Notes

With XMetaL Author, you can create XML content with unparalleled speed and ease. Together with Microsoft® SharePoint®, you have what your company needs to create, share, and deliver content in any format.

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Installation requirements

This product has been tested with Microsoft SharePoint 2007 (version 12.0.0.6219) and Microsoft SharePoint 2010 (version 14.0.4762.1000).

XMetaL Author Enterprise 7.0 must be installed at the default location

XMetaL Author Enterprise 7.0 must be installed at the default location for the upgrade installer, XMetaL Author Enterprise 7.0 - SP Edition, to operate properly. In the case that you have it installed on a non-default location, either reinstall it at the default location or contact XMetaL support for additional instructions.

.NET XPS Viewer needs to be turned ON in Vista

By default, the .NET XPS Viewer is ON. This is required for XMetaL Author Enterprise - SP Edition to operate properly in Vista. If the Viewer is turned off, you need to set it back to its default ON setting. Follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to Control Panel > Programs and Features.
  2. Click “Turn Windows features on or off”.
  3. Select check box “XPS Viewer under Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0” and make sure that it is turned ON.

User Account Control (UAC) in Vista must be turned OFF

The User Account Control (UAC) on Vista has to be turned OFF. To turn off the UAC follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to Control panel > User Accounts.
  2. Click on “Turn User Account Control on or off”.
  3. Clear check box “Use User Account Control (UAC) to help protect your computer”.
  4. Restart computer.

Implementation notes

Configuring the location of the template directory

To allow users to create new documents from repository-based templates with XMetaL Author Enterprise – SP Edition, you need to configure the template directory. See the 'Configuring the location of the template directory' section in the XMetaL Author Enterprise 7.0 - SP Edition Administrator's Guide for instructions.

Known issues

Network drive must be mapped to import documents with relative references from a network

Importing documents with relative references from a network location can be only done successfully is the network drive is mapped. Importing directly from a network drive may cause relative references, in a map or topic, to break.

Canceling login

If you cancel the login process, XMetaL Author for SharePoint hangs. To log in again, go to Task Manager, select the Processes tab, and then end the xmetal60.exe process. Press CTRL when re-opening XMetaL Author for SharePoint. If you are prompted to end the previous session, select "Yes".

Incompatible cache causes error when accessing repository

If you have upgraded your version of XMetaL Author Enterprise - SP Edition from a Beta version and receive an error when trying to open the repository, the cache from the Beta version may be incompatible with the latest installed version of XMetaL. Follow these isntructions to correct this issue.

Warning: To prevent data loss, you must be either check in, or undo checkout for, all working files. The upgrade invalidates the local cache for working files.

  1. Uninstall the previous version using the “Add or Remove Programs” feature in Windows Control Panel. The product should be listed as "XMetaL Author Enterprise - SP Edition".
  2. Run the cleanup tool, as follows:
    • In Windows 7, use the “Run as administrator” feature to run "Windows 7\SP_clear_cache.bat"
    • In Windows XP, run "XP\SP_clear_cache.bat"
  3. Install the latest version of XMetaL Author Enterprise – SP Edition.

Support services

For a list of telephone support offerings, online service options, and support downloads, visit http://na.justsystems.com/support.

To contact XMetaL support directly, send an e-mail message to supportxmetal@justsystems.com, or call one of the numbers listed at http://na.justsystems.com/contact.