Is it possible import DITA into Confluence or export Confluence content to DITA?

Or another tools can do that?

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There is a DITA to Wiki project on sourceforge might as well can help you with.

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You might want to explain what DITA is (I do know myself, but it's fourth on the list when I google, after eyewear, hockey and a burlesque act)

For the Confluence -> DITA flow, it depends on what DITA can import - Confluence can export to xml and some other generic or standard formats.

For <something> to Confluence, is the usual starting point if that <something> can't export Confluence formatted data.

# Workaround


For unknown reasons, the dita2wiki utility doesn't import the DITA stuff into Confluence.

  1. Therefore, I use the following workaround.
  2. Generate a PDF and a single page XHTML through XMLMind ditac.
  3. Import the XHTML code through Bob Swift's HTML import macro.
  4. Adjust the layout of the resulting import through HTML tags. Usually, I add <br> tags.
  5. Attach the PDF to the wiki document.

You have both an HTML and printable PDF with the same content.

The words in the HTML and PDF output doesn't appear in a search. To workaround this issue, I paste the TOC outside the macro field.

Maybe this workaround is too much of a workaround. What do you think?

Do you have other ways to move DITA content into Confluence?

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