[oXygen-user] 11.2 XPath box in Find/Replace stuck?

Markus Flatscher
Tue Apr 20 09:58:59 CDT 2010


thanks for looking into this, and for the advice. Things work as usual 
after following it.

Is there a way for a user to obtain some information from the 
application when certain settings change default behavior (a report, a 
warning message, or the like)?


Adrian Buza wrote:
> Hello Markus,
> I've analyzed the files you provided and it seems you chose to always 
> line wrap documents with long lines(>5000 chars on a line).
> However on line wrapped documents the XPath gives erroneous 
> results(only the start tags are reported) so the XPath in the Find in 
> Files has been disabled in this case as well.
> To work around this you can increase the maximum allowed number of 
> chars on a line for a document in Options -> Preferences -> Editor -> 
> Open/Save.
> Change the 'Format document when longest line exceeds' from 5000 to 
> 10000 or 20000 and the XPath field will be enabled after reopening the 
> editor.
> Regards,
> Adrian
> Oxygen XML Editor support
> Markus Flatscher wrote:
>> Sorin,
>> yes, my data is well-formed. Is it possible that this is related to 
>> file size? It doesn't seem to happen with small files, but only with 
>> files of a size of 15K lines or so.
>> Markus
>> Sorin Ristache wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> The XPath field is activated in the Find/Replace diaog only if the 
>>> document is well-formed XML. An XPath expression cannot be applied 
>>> on a text fragment that is not well-formed XML. Is your document a 
>>> well-formed XML one? If yes please post a small sample for 
>>> reproducing the problem.
>>> Regards,
>>> Sorin
>>> Markus Flatscher wrote:
>>>> Hi there,
>>>> using oXygen 11.2, build 2010031611 on Mac OS X in text mode, I'm 
>>>> unable to activate the XPath constraint box in the Find/Replace 
>>>> dialogue (it seems to invariably stay grayed out). Is this a known 
>>>> bug, or am I overlooking something?
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Markus
>>>> P.S. (O/T): thanks much for all those quick-and-timely XProc updates!
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