This paper will present Schematron as a portable, standards-based alternative to macros, demonstrating how it can be integrated into a word-processing template to alert authors and editors directly to content problems during capture.
It will demonstrate how business rules can be applied to a word-processing document held in one of the standard word-processing XML file formats using an ISO Schematron schema. These rules will comprise typical Schematron validation activity. Further, it will be shown how errors found in the document can be successfully merged back in situ into the original document, so that an editor can address the problem so located within the originating editing environment.
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