Extensibility and Integrations
The preconfigured document types, CSS files, DTD references, and even the
actions from the toolbar and menus, can be changed to behave in a variety of
If you need to visually edit documents that belong to a custom XML vocabulary,
you can define a CSS file with a particular style for your XML elements, and
associate it with your document. To customize the set of toolbars or menu actions
available in oXygen, you can do so by using its API. This allows you to create
your own editing frameworks, similar to those that are preconfigured in
The following figure shows the Insert Paragraph action has been
added to the DITA menu.
More information about the API can be found here: Development Resources.
CMS Vendors that Integrated oXygen into Their Solutions
Many CMS vendors, oXygen solution partners, have integrated oXygen XML
Editor into their solutions. Here is a short list:
For the full list please see the CMS solution partners
DITA Documents Storage and Access
The document repositories can be accessed through WebDAV, FTP, SFTP. Also,
oXygen supports access to native XML databases (eXist, Berkeley DB XML,
MarkLogic, etc.) and relational databases (Oracle, IBM DB2). If you are accessing a
different content management system, the editor can be extended by writing a Java URL protocol handler.