[oXygen-user] oXygen 9.2 beta
George Cristian Bina
Fri Apr 11 11:21:50 CDT 2008
oXygen 9.2 includes the latest developments on the Syncro SVN Client.
The Syncro SVN Client is part of oXygen and it is just a build script
that packs it as a separate application.
George Cristian Bina - http://aboutxml.blogspot.com/
<oXygen/> XML Editor, Schema Editor and XSLT Editor/Debugger
Barton Wright wrote:
> My Oxygen 9.1 license inlcudes Syncro SVN Client 2.6. But SVN Client 3.1 is available on your web site. I was wondering if Oxygen 9.2 would include the latest Syncro SVN Client.
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> Subject: [oXygen-user] oXygen 9.2 beta
> We are getting close to a new oXygen release. This will be a version 9
> maintenance release, oXygen 9.2.
> We made available a beta build from the links below:
> MacOS X
> Eclipse 3.3 update site
> What is new in 9.2... There are more than 450 issues that were recorded
> as fixed in 9.2 already and probably the number will grow near 500 when
> it will become generally available. I will try to enumerate a few from
> the most important additions below.
> * oXygen Author
> There are people that are not developers or there are times when you are
> not interested in the development features of oXygen and you want just
> to do XML editing. The oXygen Author removes the development features
> offering a more simple interface for XML editing.
> To start the oXygen Author you can use the author executable or the
> author batch script from your oXygen installation.
> The oXygen Author is available also as a separate product, both as a
> standalone application and as an Eclipse plugin. The separate oXygen
> Author installation kits are below. The license key for oXygen works
> also with the oXygen Author:
> MacOS X
> Eclipse 3.3 update site
> * Navigation support
> The visual editing (Author mode) supports now links. The links are
> specified in the associated CSS using a link property. oXygen will
> render them and will open the referred document when you click on a
> link. We updated the DITA, TEI and DocBook CSS stylesheets to add link
> support for the specific linking elements in each framework. The link
> support works also with DITA conrefs and XInclude.
> * In place view of the included/referenced content
> The included content (with XInclude for instance) or the referred
> content is presented in place as a read only block that can be
> collapsed/expanded. This gives the view of the result document with the
> inclusions and references resolved.
> * Inline tags - new visual rendering in Author
> In this rendering mode the block tags are hidden and the inline tags are
> presented. This is available from the Author toolbar and from the Author
> menu and gives a compact visual view while showing the inline elements'
> * DITA maps manager
> This allows viewing and editing DITA map files. It acts also similar
> with a project manager allowing to easily open different topics/concepts
> for editing.
> You should get the DITA maps manager visible automatically if you open a
> .ditamap file in oXygen. It will appear as a tab in the same stack with
> the Project. The toolbar, the contextual menu and drag and drop actions
> will allow to easily edit the map content. Double click to open a
> referenced file for editing.
> * Closely integration of the DITA Open Toolkit for transformations
> This allows to easily configure and execute specific DITA
> transformations from the DITA Maps manager to different formats (XHTML,
> PDF, HTML, JavaHelp, Eclipse Help, DocBook, etc.). These are DITA
> specific using the DITA Open Toolkit and providing more options than the
> standard XSLT transformation scenarios, see the Filters and Advanced
> tabs when editing a scenario.
> * DITA conref support
> You can easily insert conrefs using the "Insert a DITA Content
> Reference" action from the DITA toolbar or from the contextual menu
> Insert->Insert Content Reference.
> * Synchronize the end tag with the start tag changes
> If the start tag is changed oXygen will automatically change also the
> end tag, thus keeping the document well formed and saving you a few
> * ISO Schematron improvements
> Allowing foreign elements in ISO Schematron schemas is controllable from
> the oXygen Schematron options. These are useful for instance when you
> want to access an XSLT 2.0 function from a Schematron rule. Also it is
> possible to specify that Schematron should be executed with Saxon SA
> (schema aware) and thus be able to use schema aware checks inside the
> Schematron rules.
> Internationalization improvements
> The wrapping of CJK (Chinese Japanese Korean) text takes into account
> punctuation marks.
> The Author and XML Source pages display on-the-spot the composed text
> (for instance when editing CJK text). The composed text is shown in the
> context of the document that it will eventually belong to, in a style
> that indicates that the text still needs to be converted or confirmed by
> the input method.
> Latest Saxon 9
> oXygen 9.2 supports the latest version of Saxon 22.214.171.124.
> Latest DocBook 5 schemas and stylesheets
> The DocBook 5 final release schemas are included.
> The stylesheets were updated to docbook-xsl-ns-1.73.2.
> Latest XQDoc
> XQDoc version 1.6 was integrated for generating XQuery documentation
> from within oXygen.
> We have also 2 DITA video demonstrations showing the DITA Maps manager
> and the DITA editing:
> Best Regards,
> George Cristian Bina - http://aboutxml.blogspot.com/
> <oXygen/> XML Editor, Schema Editor and XSLT Editor/Debugger
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