With the release of version 15.1, <oXygen/> is the first XML editor to fully support right-to-left and bidirectional text in the visual editing mode. Content authors are now able to create and edit XML documents in the <oXygen/> Author mode, in languages like Arabic, Hebrew, Persian and others.
This version of <oXygen/> XML makes a leap forward in working with XML modules. Using the Master Files support, <oXygen/> assists you while editing an XML document that belongs to a set of assembled modules, and provides you features like module validation, in-context content completion assistant, ID referencing or module connection overview.
The integration of the entire DITA for Publishers plugins suite enables <oXygen/> users to produce Kindle output from DITA maps.
The latest Eclipse version (4.3) is now supported by the <oXygen/> XML Eclipse plugin. Also, to keep you up-to-date, we bundled the latest third party components like Saxon Enterprise Edition 18.104.22.168, TEI Schemas (2.5.0), TEI Stylesheets (7.1.0), DITA for Publishers 0.9.18, and Calabash 1.0.13.Read more
<oXygen/> XML Editor 15.0 streamlines the development of web services with major improvements to its WSDL editing support which now features intelligent search and refactoring actions, hierarchy and dependencies views, context-aware editing assistance and support for generating documentation. There are also improvements in working with XML databases and in the validation support.
When authoring XML content, you benefit from the improvements to the reviewing support, allowing you to easily find changes or annotations across all your project files. The power of XML is leveraged by providing built-in transformation from DITA and DocBook to mobile-friendly WebHelp that allows your users to access your content from their mobile devices.
There are many additions to the DITA functionality, including the integration of "The DITA Style Guide" by Tony Self, which provides immediate access to the relevant style guide topic depending on the current editing context.
As usual, <oXygen/> XML Editor keeps you up-to-date and we updated a number of components to better support XSLT, XQuery, XPath, XProc, EPUB, SVN, DocBook, TEI and DITA standards.Read more
Version 14.2 of <oXygen/> XML Editor adds important features for both XML Development and XML Authoring.
On the XML development side, <oXygen/> completes the set of XML Schema 1.1 related features with full schema editing support and capabilities to generate XML instances and schema documentation in accordance with this new W3C standard.
On the XML Authoring side, <oXygen/> streamlines XML reviewing by adding support for highlights and a Review manager panel. Highlights help you focus on the content you need to review and the Review manager panel presents all the changes, comments and highlights from a document so you can quickly inspect and manage them.
Improvements were made for quickly finding resources in the project by searching in their content or file paths. <oXygen/> offers these advanced search capabilities by adding a dedicated view that supports complex text search expressions, such as: multiple words, boolean operators, group searches, etc. as well as XML-aware filters.
Documents from a Microsoft SharePoint server can now be accessed using the Data Source Explorer view, where you can edit, check-in, or check-out resources directly.
As usual, <oXygen/> XML updates many components to their latest versions, and extends the API available to third party applications.Read more
Version 14.1 of <oXygen/> XML Editor makes XML authoring available to everybody, by allowing attributes to be edited directly in the Author view through form like controls and placing actions directly in the document flow. This expands the range of XML documents that can be edited visually from text-centric to data oriented documents.
The built-in frameworks support was improved, especially the DITA support which features better error reporting and a rename/move topic refactoring action.
The XML developers can use <oXygen/> XML to start experimenting with the new XML Schema 1.1 standard, while the huge XML files support allows them to edit multi GB documents.
As many partners depend now on <oXygen/> XML for their solutions, a lot of effort was put into improving and expanding the API to allow them to develop more integrated oXygen-powered applications.
As usual, <oXygen/> updates many components to their latest versions, the embedded SVN client supports now Subversion 1.7 and the Eclipse plugin distribution works with Eclipse version 4.2.Read more
Version 14 marks a major step forward in the XML development support as it introduces new concepts and functionality that change the way you develop XML and XML-related applications.
The XML authoring competes now with word processors on ease of use and functionality while providing all the benefits of having XML documents as the result of your work - it has never been easier before to create, annotate and review XML content.
The new support for plugin and framework repositories allows <oXygen/> users to discover and install extensions to the standard <oXygen/> functionality and enables the <oXygen/> plugin and framework developers to easily deliver and update their applications to <oXygen/> users.
The new version introduces subscription-based licenses for 1 year and 6 months alongside the existing permanent licensing option.Read more
Version 13.2 introduces a new Syntax Highlight mechanism capable of handling mixed content types, improves the JSON editing support and bidirectional documents rendering, extends the XML-native database support with find/replace capabilities and updates many third-party components. Also, there are many improvements in the authoring support, including an updated DITA Maps Metrics Report, experimental support for CGM images and updated API.Read more
Version 13.1 adds support for XHTML 5, improved content completion in XML modules, a new TEI ODD framework, support for publishing DITA maps directly from a CMS or other remote resources and a metrics report for DITA maps. Being a maintenance release it has a focus also on fixing many small issues.Read more
Version 13 introduces <oXygen/> XML Developer as a new product in the <oXygen/> products family. This aggregates all the XML development features offering a cost effective tool for people that do not need the visual editing support. <oXygen/> XML Editor is the union of <oXygen/> XML Developer and <oXygen/> XML Author offering both XML development and XML authoring capabilities.
Version 13 is focused on user interface improvements that concern visual XML editing (Author), XML Diff, SVN support, attributes editing and the presentation of results for validation, transformation, spell checking and search.
The Data Source Explorer view features drag and drop capabilities that allow copy/move operations even between different databases.
The EPUB support was extended with visual rendering of EPUB specific files and enhanced validation. New built-in transformation scenarios allow the conversion of TEI documents to EPUB, ODF and DOCX.
DITA improvements include search references (where used) within a DITA map, map validation under multiple condition sets (ditaval files), use of subject scheme defined values and more.
The new version adds support for JSON document editing, validation and conversion. Browser specific CSS extensions are now supported in the CSS editor.
Starting with version 13 <oXygen/> requires Java 6 or later.Read more
Version 12.2 of <oXygen/> XML introduces a number of unique development features. It provides support for editing XSLT and XML Schema modules in the context of a main XSLT, respectively main XML Schema file. For XML Schema visual editing it introduces a Palette view that allows to easily create new schema components by dragging them from this Palette view into the diagram. The support for the xml-model processing instruction for schema association that was previewed at XML Prague is available in 12.2 replacing the <oXygen/> specific processing instruction. The new version includes also one of the most requested features: Ant integration - the support for Ant transformation scenarios allows executing a target from an Ant script. For XSLT 2.0 and XQuery transformations it is possible to specify parameter values as XPath expressions when the engine allows that.
The EPUB support received special attention, oXygen offers now EPUB validation by integrating EpubCheck, editing and validation for specific EPUB file types as well as a number of general enhancements for working with archive-based formats. The visual authoring feature improvements in change tracking, table editing, transformations to new target formats and new API additions. The integrated Apache SubversionTM client includes an improved Repositories view, offering a new design, better actions workflow and an optimized repository access. Many of the <oXygen/> components were updated to their latest version.Read more
Version 11.1 of <oXygen/> XML Editor improves the XML authoring capabilities, the support for XML development and also a number of core features. The visual XML authoring now uses schema information to provide intelligent editing actions that help keep the document valid and provide a better editing experience. The new compact representation of tags and the quick up/down navigation features improve the ergonomics and the usability. <oXygen/> XML Editor can use any XQJ compliant XQuery processor for XQuery transformations, different error levels and external references can be specified for Schematron messages and the XProc support was improved with better editing and execution. The XML format and indent operation can use DTD/schema information to provide better formatting and the find and replace is now XML-aware and can accept XPath filtering to delimit the search scope.
Starting with version 11.1 the diff and merge support from <oXygen/> XML Editor is available also as a separate application, <oXygen/> XML Diff.Read more
Version 11.0 of <oXygen/> XML Editor comes with exciting new features covering both XML development and XML authoring like: XProc support, integrated documentation for XSLT stylesheets, a new XQuery debugger (for the Oracle Berkeley DB XML database), MathML rendering and editing support, a smarter Author mode for an improved visual editing experience and DITA 1.2 features.
The support for very large documents was improved to handle documents in the 200MB range in the editor and 10GB in the large files viewer, the SVN support was upgraded with new features and a number of processors and frameworks were updated to their latest versions.
<oXygen/> XML Editor 11.0 contains also an experimental integration with EMC Documentum Content Management System.Read more
Version 10.2 of <oXygen/> XML Editor adds important new features for both XML authoring and XML development.
The visual editing in <oXygen/> 10.2 includes content change tracking support, image scaling, table width and column width support including visual resizing, a more compact representation for included content and tag markers as well as a number of additions to the Author SDK to allow building powerful applications on top of <oXygen/>.
The XML developers will benefit in <oXygen/> XML Editor 10.2 of a redesigned and more ergonomic XML Schema diagram with a number of additional editing capabilities, will be able to see and understand the include/import relations between XML Schema documents, Relax NG schemas and XSLT stylesheets with the help of the new Hierarchy/Dependencies views. The addition of the Author mode for all XML schema editors creates a completely new perspective on schemas and schema documentation editing.
Other additions include new usability and accessibility features and a number of framework and component updates.Read more