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Some people routinely use WikiTaxi as an offline backup for their personal Wiki and need to convert their uncompressed MediaWiki XML dumps to a WikiTaxi *.taxi file on a regular basis. The following script provides a solution to simplify this process.
AutoIt is required to compile the script, and 7-Zip must be installed. Once compiled the script must be placed into the WikiTaxi directory. Then it allows to drag and drop (or select in standalone mode) a MediaWiki *.xml dump file for processing:
WikiTaxi_Importer.exe, type in the appropriate file names, and import.
WikiTaxi.exeand navigate to the main page.
; Automated MediaWiki XML to WikiTaxi converter. Compile with AutoIt. ; Requires WikiTaxi in same directory as compiled .exe, also requires 7-Zip installed on PC. ; Match partial Window titles to support different versions of WikiTaxi Opt("WinTitleMatchMode", 2) ; This will load the Main Page after importing, change to your preference. $startpage = "Main Page" ; 7-Zip is required If Not FileExists(@ProgramFilesDir & "\7-zip\7z.exe") Then MsgBox(16, "Required", "7-Zip required! Please install and try again.") Exit EndIf ; Drag and drop enabled If $CmdLine <> 0 Then ; Assume cmdline input is file location $wiki_xml = $CmdLine Else ; Let user browse to .xml file to choose $wiki_xml = FileOpenDialog("Choose XML to convert to WikiTaxi", _ @WorkingDir, "XML Files (*.xml)") If $wiki_xml = "" Then ; Exit if canceled Exit EndIf EndIf ; To make formatting code better for .taxi file $wiki_taxi = StringTrimRight($wiki_xml, 3) & "taxi" ; I'd rather not overwrite a Wiki, personal preference If FileExists($wiki_taxi) Then MsgBox(16, "Error", "Wiki already created under this name." & _ @CRLF & "Rename " & $wiki_xml & @CRLF & "or delete " & $wiki_taxi) Exit EndIf ; Compress the .xml to bzip so that the importer will take it Run('"' & @ProgramFilesDir & '\7-zip\7z.exe" -tbzip2 a "' & _ $wiki_xml & '.bz2" "' & $wiki_xml & '"') ProcessWaitClose("7z.exe") ; Launch Importer Run("WikiTaxi_Importer.exe") ; Make sure WikiTaxi is focus and activate it WinActivate("WikiTaxi Importer") WinWaitActive("WikiTaxi Importer") ; Type in newly compressed xml ControlSetText("WikiTaxi Importer", "", _ "[CLASS:TTntEdit.UnicodeClass; INSTANCE:1]", $wiki_xml & ".bz2") ; Type in .taxi ControlSetText("WikiTaxi Importer", "", _ "[CLASS:TTntEdit.UnicodeClass; INSTANCE:2]", $wiki_taxi) ; Click Import ControlClick("WikiTaxi Importer", "", _ "[CLASS:TTntButton.UnicodeClass; INSTANCE:2]") ; --- If you have issues after importing, adjust or remove lines below --- ; Adjust to your needs. I use a small wiki, not the Wikipedia, ; so the timing is right for my situation. Sleep(1000) ; AutoIt can't see this text otherwise we'd wait for it. ; To pause script, uncomment line below for larger wikis: ;MsgBox(0,"Wait...",'Wait for "Import finished successfully!"') ; Start WikiTaxi and navigate to specified start page Run('WikiTaxi "' & $wiki_taxi & '" "' & $startpage & '"') ; Again, adjust below for larger wiki. Sleep(2000) ; Timing may be off and close Importer too early for larger wiki. ProcessClose("WikiTaxi_Importer.exe") ; Remove temporary file. You could also remove .xml, ; but I keep it since WikiTaxi strips out history. FileDelete($wiki_xml & ".bz2")