The Author editor of Oxygen XML Editor plugin was designed to bridge the gap between the XML source editing and a friendly user interface. The main achievement is the fact that the Author combines the power of source editing with the intuitive interface of a text editor.
This guide is targeted at advanced authors who want to customize the Author editing environment and is included both as a chapter in the Oxygen XML Editor plugin user manual and as a separate document in the Author SDK.
Oxygen XML Editor plugin Author Visual Editor
Although Oxygen XML Editor plugin comes with already configured frameworks for DocBook, DITA, TEI, XHTML, you might need to create a customization of the editor to handle other types of documents. The common use case is when your organization holds a collection of XML document types used to define the structure of internal documents and they need to be visually edited by people with no experience in working with XML files.
There are several ways to customize the editor:
Both approaches will be discussed in the following sections.