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Produce & Publish Authoring Environment

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Produce & Publish Authoring Environment

The Produce & Publish Authoring Environment is a Plone-based solution for generating high-quality PDF documents from Plone content and office content supporting

  • managing editorial content
  • conversion assets
  • conversion configuration
  • conversion and publication

under one hood.


  • Plone 4.1, 4.2 (untested with Plone 4.3)
  • installation of the Produce & Publish server (see documentation)
  • currently supports the commercial PDFreactor and PrinceXML as external PDF converter
  • support for free PDF generation using PhantomJS upcoming)


With zopyx.authoring Version 2.4 or higher you will need to upgrade your Produce & Publish Server to the new pp.server implementation.


Product & Publish Authoring Environment is published under the GNU Public License V2 (GPL 2).


ZOPYX Limited
Hundskapfklinge 33
D-72074 Tuebingen, Germany


2.4.0 (04-10-2013)

  • updated to new pp.server

2.3.0 (03-10-2013)

  • documentation updated

2.2.6 (02-10-2013)

  • fixed package metadata

2.2.4 (02-10-2013)

  • removed ui.multiselect.js (compatiblity foul with Plone 4.2)

2.2.0 (06-07-2013)

  • First public open-source release

2.1.8 (2013/02/24)

  • removed Products.ImageEditor support

2.1.7 (2012/07/04)

  • fixed unbound variable problem causing an error when using cover pages

2.1.6 (2012/06/21)

  • integrated collective.zipfiletransport

2.1.5 (2012/04/03)

  • DOCX import: removing all border*, padding* and margin* CSS properties
  • content aggregator allows now references to AuthoringContentPage instances
  • support for index generation

2.1.4 (2011/12/12)

  • support for ZIP archive upload containing the conversion result of a local Open-Office/LibreOffice conversion (HTML + images)
  • improved transformations for office import

2.1.3 (2011/10/14)

  • added fixAmpersand transformation for dealing with solitary ‘&’ inside HTML content

2.1.2 (2011/10/12)

  • better support for importing footnotes from Word

2.1.1 (2011/10/06)

  • enabled JS for table popups by default
  • fixed link to import form
  • not archiving default option in import form

2.1.0 (2011/09/22)

  • support for uploading the ZIP archive (@@download_all view) to Dropbox

2.0.9 (2011/09/14)

  • integrated ui.multiselect.js for better user experience editing the styles

2.0.8 (2011/09/11)

  • removed all BeautifulSoup culprits
  • UI fine-tuning

2.0.7 (2011/09/10)

  • fixed ZCML startup failure (under some conditions)

2.0.6 (2011/09/08)

  • added a conversion “preflight” for checking consistency of HTML and image export
  • Publish-to-Dropbox functionality
  • added @@pp-demo-content view
  • various fixes

2.0.5 (2011/09/02)

  • fixed issues in office import
  • using new transformation machinery in office import browser view
  • more tests

2.0.4 (2011/08/25)

  • syncing of a resource from filesystem to Plone is now more accurate
  • better error message if a configured master template (PDF template) could not be found
  • added “My Authoring Projects” portlet
  • fixed issues with calibre default configuration and parameter escaping
  • better support for EPUB coverpages and EPUB author handling

2.0.3 (2011/08/15)

  • better checks for Produce & Publish server availability
  • moved office import form (AuthoringContentFolder) to its own browser view and made it available as “Office Import (DOC)” action (while removing the import form from the viewlet configuration)
  • added (undocumented) cleanup functionality for removing drafts older than N days from all conversion folders (@@cleanup-project-form)

2.0.2 (2011/08/02)

  • using new Proxy2 implementation of the zopyx.smartprintng.client API

2.0.1 (2011/08/02)

  • removing 0x0b char from conversion input in order to avoid trouble with content pasted into Plone from Windows applications
  • added description to GS profile registration
  • fixed issue with collapsible table in
  • implemented an experimental table popup/overlay functionality (disabled by default)
  • i18n issues

2.0.0 (2011/07/25)

  • final release

2.0.0rc4 (2011/07/13)

  • fixed conversion folder view template

2.0.0rc3 (2011/07/11)

  • fixed bug in content_type_registry registration code

2.0.0rc2 (2011/07/02)

  • minor whitespace cleanup

2.0.0rc1-1 (2011/07/01)

  • removed obsolete monkey patch for ATDocument

2.0.0rc1 (2011/07/01)

  • disabled image metadata view outside authoring projects
  • better check for ‘tidy’ result
  • added support for div.ignore-headings-for-structure
  • disabled support for nested folders inside AuthoringContentFolders

2.0.0b2 (2011/06/16)

  • (temporarily) replace collective.referencedatagrid field with a standard reference field
  • ippcontent subscriber now limits modification of the HTML to fields with content-type text/html only
  • (optional) back-to-top functionality through Javascript (zopyxauthoring_backtotop.js must be enabled in portal_javascript - disabled by default))

2.0.0b1 (2011/05/24)

  • improved S5 functionality for aggregated and single-page documents
  • improved office format import

2.0.0a4 (2011/05/20)

  • better S5 functionality
  • first integration of the external office format converter through a web service

2.0.0a3 (2011/05/17)

  • minor fixes
  • improved image detail view (colorspace + EXIF metadata)

2.0.0a2 (2011/05/14)

  • using collective.referencedatagridfield in content aggregator
  • minor fixes in inspectors

2.0.0a1 (2011/05/10)

  • major refactoring
  • major feature update

1.5.0 (2011/02/12)

  • major update

1.0.9 (2010/10/12)

  • minor fixes in GS profiles
  • introducing BeforePublishing event
  • introducing AfterPublishing event
  • added AuthoringConversionsCollection type (for better grouping of conversions)
  • a conversion folder can now reference an AuthoringContentFolder or a subfolder

1.0.8 (2010/08/11)

  • fixed some i18n issues
  • fixed improper default for contents folder when creating a new authoring project

1.0.7 (2010/08/06)

  • added ‘comment’ functionality: choose ‘comment’ style in TinyMCE in order to mark a selected piece of text as comment. Comments will removed from the consolidated HTML and PDF.
  • fixed improper image reference in consolidated HTML
  • requires zopyx.smartprintng.plone==0.6.20

1.0.6 (2010/08/05)

  • fixed presets of conversion folder while creating a new authoring project instance

1.0.5 (2010/06/12)

  • truncate generate filenames in order to append the date-time string properly because normalizeString() chops off after the 50th character
  • fixes for consolidated HTML generation

1.0.4 (2010/06/10)

  • adjusted TinyMCE configuration in order to avoid relative links

1.0.3 (2010/06/07)

  • improved german translation and wording
  • minor UI tweaks

1.0.2 (2010/05/25)

  • i18n support
  • german translation
  • new conversion option for generation PDF, consolidated HTML and chapter-wise PDF in one run
  • various UI tweaks
  • added (optional) portlet for one-click conversion
  • minor internal cleanup

1.0.1 (2010/05/19)

  • switched to convertZIP2() API
  • fixed content settings of the demo pages while creating a new authoring project
  • fixed broken indexing call
  • adjusted ordering of folders during creation of a new authoring project

1.0.0 (2010/05/10)

  • first public release

0.9.0 (2010/04/14)

  • various changes

0.4.0 (2010/03/28)

  • replaced most of the reference fields with paths

0.3.3 (2010/03/27)

  • fixed manage_afterAdd() implementation of conversion folder implementation

0.3.2 (2010/03/26)

  • fixes for missing ‘locales’ directory

0.3.0 (2010/03/26)

  • various fixes

0.2.0 (2010/03/10)

  • various fixes and additions

0.1.0 (2010/02/10)

  • Initial release

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