Uninstalling the Application

Uninstalling the Standalone Application

The following procedure will remove Oxygen from your system. Please ensure that all valuable data stored in the install folder is saved to another location prior to performing this procedure.

  • Backup all valuable data from the Oxygen installation folder.
  • Remove the application.
    • On Windows use the appropriate uninstaller shortcut provided with your OS.
    • On Mac OS X and Unix manually delete the installation folder and all its contents.
  • If you also want to remove the user preferences that were configured in the Preferences page you must remove the folder %APPDATA%\com.oxygenxml on Windows (usually %APPDATA% has the value [user-home-dir]\Application Data) / the subfolder .com.oxygenxml of the user home folder on Linux / the subfolder Library/Preferences/com.oxygenxml of the user home folder on Mac OS X.

Uninstalling the Eclipse Plugin

The following procedure will remove the Oxygen XML Editor plugin from your system. It will not remove the Eclipse platform. If you wish to uninstall Eclipse please see its uninstall instructions.

  • Choose the menu option Help > About > Installation Details.
  • Select Oxygen XML Editor plugin from the list of plugins.
  • Choose Uninstall.
  • Accept the Eclipse restart.
  • If you also want to remove the user preferences that were configured in the Preferences page you must remove the folder %APPDATA%\com.oxygenxml on Windows (usually %APPDATA% has the value [user-home-dir]\Application Data) / the subfolder .com.oxygenxml of the user home directory on Linux / the subfolder Library/Preferences/com.oxygenxml of the user home folder on Mac OS X.