Browsing and Modifying Archives

You can open an archive in the Archive Browser view doing one of the following:

When displaying an archive, the Archive Browser view locks the archive file. It is then automatically unlocked when the Archive Browser view is closed.

Important: If a file is not recognized by Oxygen XML Developer as a supported archive type, you can add it from the Archive preferences page.

Figure: Browsing an Archive

Archive Browser Toolbar

The following actions are available on the Archive Browser toolbar:

Reopen
You can use this drop-down to reopen recently edited archives. Apart from the history of the recently edited archives, the drop-down also contains the Clear history and Open Archive actions.
New folder
Creates a folder as child of the selected folder in the browsed archive.
New file
Creates a file as child of the selected folder in the browsed archive.
Add files
Adds existing files as children of the selected folder in the browsed archive.
Note: You can also add files in the archive by dragging them from the file browser or Project view and dropping them in the Archive Browser view.
Delete
Deletes the selected resource in the browsed archive.
Archive Options
Opens the Archive preferences page.

The following additional operations are available from the Archive Browser contextual menu:

Open
Opens a resource from the archive in the editor.
New folder
Creates a folder as child of the selected folder in the browsed archive.
New file
Creates a file as child of the selected folder in the browsed archive.
Add files
Adds existing files as children of the selected folder in the browsed archive.
Note: On OS X, there is also available the Add file action, which allows you to add one file at a time.
Find/Replace in Files
Allows you to search for and replace specific pieces of text inside the archive.
Cut
Cut the selected archive resource.
Copy
Copy the selected archive resource.
Paste
Paste a file or folder into the archive.
Note: You can add files in the archive by copying the files from the Project view and paste them into the Archive view.
Delete
Remove a file or folder from archive.
Copy location
Copies the URL location of the selected resource.
Refresh
Refreshes the selected resource.
Properties
Views properties for the selected resource.
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