XML Document Actions
The Text mode of the XML editor provides the following document
Ctrl Shift ENTER (Command Shift
ENTER on OS X), available from the contextual menu of the current editor or the menu. Moves the cursor to the definition of the current element or
attribute in the schema (DTD, XML Schema, Relax NG schema) associated with the edited XML
document. In case the current attribute is "type" belonging to the "http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" namespace, the
cursor is moved in the XML schema, to the definition of the type referenced in the value of
Note: Alternatively you can Ctrl Click (Command Click on OS
X) on an element or
attribute name to invoke the Show Definition action.
- Copy XPath
(Ctrl Alt .
(Command Alt . on OS X)), available from
the contextual menu of the current editor or from the . Copies the XPath expression of the current element or attribute
from the current editor to the clipboard. menu
- Go to
(Ctrl Shift G
(Command Shift G on OS X)), available from the Go to submenu when invoking the
contextual menu of the current editor or from the . Moves the cursor to the end tag that matches the start tag, or
vice versa. menu
- Go after Next Tag
(Ctrl ] (Command ] on OS X)), available from the Go to submenu when invoking the
contextual menu of the current editor or from the . Moves the cursor to the end of the next tag. menu
- Go after Previous Tag
(Ctrl [ (Command [ on OS X)), available from the Go to submenu when invoking the
contextual menu of the current editor or from the . Moves the cursor to the end of the previous tag. menu
Associate XSLT/CSS Stylesheet..., available from
the menu. Inserts an xml-stylesheet processing instruction
at the beginning of the document referencing either an XSLT or a CSS file depending on the
user selection. The referenced stylesheet is used for rendering the document when opened
in a Web browser. Referencing the XSLT file is also useful for automatic detection of the
XSLT stylesheet when there is no scenario associated with the current document.
When associating the CSS stylesheet, the user can also specify a title for it if
it is an alternate one. Setting a Title for the CSS makes it the author's
preferred stylesheet. Selecting the Alternate checkbox
makes the CSS an alternate stylesheet.
Oxygen XML Developer fully
implements the W3C recommendation regarding Associating Style Sheets with XML documents. See also Specifying external style sheets in
Also, you can use the Ctrl Click (Command Click on OS
shortcut to open:
- Any absolute URLs (URLs that have a protocol) regardless of their location in the
- URI attributes such as: schemaLocation,
noNamespaceSchemaLocation, href and others.
- Processing instructions used for associating resources, xml-models, xml-stylesheets.