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Using Metanorma with proxies (HTTPS, SOCKS)

Metanorma now supports Internet access via HTTP/HTTPS and SOCKS proxy servers!

Author’s picture Alexander Bobrikovich on 20 Jul 2021

New functionality: Concept mentions

New "concept mentions" functionality for semantic encoding of term instances!

Author’s picture Nick Nicholas on 06 Jul 2021

Halfway into Google Season of Docs

Ankita and Tina reporting for duty: A summary of the first half of GSoD.

Author’s picture Tina Lüdtke Author’s picture Ankita Tripathi on 30 Jun 2021

Kickoff to Metanorma's Google Season of Docs 2021

Ankita Tripathi and Tina Lüdtke selected as Metanorma GSoD writers 2021!

Author’s picture Ronald Tse on 17 May 2021

Metanorma accepted by Google's Season of Docs 2021

Metanorma is now recruiting an open-source technical writer for its GSoD 2021 season!

Author’s picture Wai Kit Wong on 18 Apr 2021

Metanorma proposal for Google's Season of Docs 2021

Improving Metanorma documentation through GSoD 2021!

Author’s picture Wai Kit Wong on 26 Mar 2021

Metanorma CLI: new font processing options

Learn about new font processing options now available in Metanorma CLI

Author’s picture Alex Bobrikovich on 24 Jan 2021

Generate document sites with the Metanorma CLI

Generate a document site for a set of documents using Metanorma CLI

Author’s picture Abu Nashir on 19 Dec 2020

Updated "include" behaviour in Metanorma AsciiDoc

Recent changes to Metanorma AsciiDoc processing of included files.

Author’s picture Nick Nicholas on 08 Dec 2020

Yaml2Text now supports YAML with Liquid

Importing YAML data into Metanorma using Liquid!

Author’s picture Jeffrey Lau Author’s picture Mikhail Tretiakov on 20 Sep 2020

Upgrading Metanorma IETF documents from metanorma-ietf v1 to v2

This post describes steps to migrate Metanorma IETF documents from metanorma-ietf v1 to v2.

Author’s picture Ronald Tse on 10 Jun 2020

Installing LaTeXML for Metanorma (and tex2mn)

There are many ways to install LaTeXML depending on your needs

Author’s picture Alex Bobrikovich Author’s picture Ronald Tse on 11 May 2020

Using YAML as data source

Import YAML data into Metanorma has never been so easy

Author’s picture Jeffrey Lau on 07 May 2020

Saving Metanorma Word Documents

Post-processing of Metanorma Microsoft Word output

Author’s picture Ronald Tse Author’s picture Nick Nicholas on 16 Apr 2020

Metanorma IETF v2 released with native RFC XML v3 support

Metanorma IETF at 2.0 now fully supports RFC XML v3 input.

Author’s picture Nick Nicholas on 06 Jan 2020

Compiling IETF RFCs with Metanorma and LaTeX

We’ve had great progress with the LaTeX backend of Metanorma since alpha support was announced!

Author’s picture Paolo Brasolin on 13 Dec 2019

Metanorma more accessible than ever with WCAG compliance

Learn about newly available accessibility features in Metanorma, including on how to make your documents compliant to Section 508.

Author’s picture Ronald Tse Author’s picture Nick Nicholas on 08 Oct 2019

Metanorma now supports LaTeX input (tex2mn in alpha!)

Metanorma now supports LaTeX input, in alpha!

Author’s picture Paolo Brasolin Author’s picture Ronald Tse on 08 Oct 2019

Metanorma now supports IEC standardization deliverables

Metanorma now supports authoring IEC International Standards.

Author’s picture Ronald Tse on 02 Sep 2019

Guidance on NOTEs and EXAMPLEs in ISO deliverables

ISO has provided updated advice on styling of notes and examples.

Author’s picture Nick Nicholas on 25 Aug 2019

Announcing Metanorma support for TeX math

Until recently, Metanorma has only processed AsciiMath and MathML. Now Metanorma also accepts some WYSIWYM methods for writing mathematical formulas.

Author’s picture Nick Nicholas on 29 May 2019

Metanorma templates for CalConnect, OGC and ISO documents

Metanorma now supports templates for CalConnect, OGC and ISO documents.

Author’s picture Ronald Tse on 26 Apr 2019

Metanorma available for macOS as Homebrew formula

Metanorma is now available on macOS as a native install through the Homebrew package manager.

Author’s picture Nick Nicholas on 23 Jan 2019

Writing in AsciiDoc, Part 4

Two types of section have specialized content, which requires additional markup: Terms and definitions, and Bibliographies.

Author’s picture Nick Nicholas on 15 Jan 2019

Metanorma now available on Windows as Chocolatey package

Metanorma is now available on Windows as a native install package through the Chocolatey package manager.

Author’s picture Nick Nicholas on 25 Dec 2018

Writing in AsciiDoc, Part 3

AsciiDoc documents are text; so if you already have a document in a PDF file, or a Word file, or an HTML file, the simplest thing to do is to copy its text into a text document, and then to mark it up.

Author’s picture Nick Nicholas on 16 Dec 2018

Writing in AsciiDoc, Part 2

By gradually building up the document, and testing it as you go, you can prevent unpleasant surprises later on.

Author’s picture Nick Nicholas on 15 Dec 2018

Writing in AsciiDoc

AsciiDoc documents are text; so if you already have a document in a PDF file, or a Word file, or an HTML file, the simplest thing to do is to copy its text into a text document, and then to mark it up.

Author’s picture Nick Nicholas on 11 Dec 2018

What Metanorma is

Metanorma defines common formatting and conventions across standards; the various flavors provide functionality specific to each standards body. That includes different validation, different formatting options, and different styling.

Author’s picture Nick Nicholas on 05 Dec 2018

What Metanorma is for

Why Metanorma? If you’re in the business of writing standards documents, you are in the business of writing some of the most complicated documents there are. Here’s a better alternative than …​ Microsoft Word.

Author’s picture Nick Nicholas on 29 Nov 2018

Metanorma wins two Gold Stevie Awards at 2018 International Business Awards

This year’s judges lauded the development of Metanorma as a "revolutionary concept", noting that, "Setting standards for standardization is a very important requirement. This is a great initiative." Another judge remarked that to anyone who has to administrate such standards, Metanorma "will seem like a godsend."