Standalone SVG Viewer

Oxygen XML Author includes a simple SVG Viewer that allows you to work with SVG images.

To open the viewer, select SVG Viewer from the Tools menu.

Figure: SVG Viewer

You can browse for and open any SVG file that has the .svg or .svgz extension.

If the file is included in the current project, you can open it in the viewer by right-clicking the image file in the Project view and selecting Open with > SVG Viewer.

Actions Available in the SVG Viewer

The following actions are available in the SVG Viewer:

Zoom in
To zoom in on an image, use any of the following methods:
  • Scroll forward with the mouse wheel.
  • Select Zoom in from the contextual menu.
  • Use the Ctrl + I (Command + I on OS X) keyboard shortcut.
Zoom out
To zoom in on an image, use any of the following methods:
  • Scroll backward with the mouse wheel.
  • Use the Ctrl + O (Command + O on OS X) keyboard shortcut.
  • Select Zoom out from the contextual menu.
Rotate
To rotate an image, use either of the following methods:
  • Use the Ctrl + Right-Click + Drag (Command + Right-Click + Drag on OS X) shortcut.
  • Select Rotate from the contextual menu. This rotates the image exactly 90 degrees clockwise.
Refresh
To refresh (or reset) an image, use either of the following methods:
  • Use the Ctrl + T (Command + T on OS X) keyboard shortcut.
  • Select Refresh from the contextual menu.
Move
To move an image, use either of the following methods:
  • Use the Arrow Keys on your keyboard.
  • Use the Shift + Left-Click + Drag shortcut.
Pan
To pan an image, click and drag the image with your mouse.