Oracle have officially released User Productivity Kit 12.1 (12.0 was never released – the previous release was 11.1). This introduces some interesting changes:
- Print Areas can be defined for thumbnail images in printed documents (previously the Action Area was used).
- It is possible to define image overlays for all or selected screenshots within a Topic (for example, to place a watermark or on screenshots or to mask out information). This is non-destructive and can be removed.
- Customization of the Player appearance is now much easier through the use of Skins.
- Web Pages have been enhanced to allow much more control over formatting – including nested lists and tables.
- Style Sheets can be defined to control the format of Web Pages (similar to CSS).
- Topics can be viewed directly from the Library, without having to be included in an Outline Element.
- A new Pane called Derived From is available to determine which documents have been created by copying other elements.
- It is now possible to search for Topics based on the captured Context.
- Plus additional changes.
I guess I’ll need to write an updated version of my book…