Evaluate for Free

Seeing the list of benefits, taking the tour, and watching the demo video is all helpful, but nothing compares to experiencing the actual product for yourself. If you are a Content Author with a licensed copy of Oxygen XML Editor/Author, see first-hand how Oxygen Content Fusion can improve your documentation review process by trying it for free for 30 days.

Free Trial Instructions

Free Trial Prerequisites:

  • You must have an installed, licensed copy of Oxygen XML Editor/Author version 20.0 or later. If you don't already own one, you can request a 30-day trial license here: https://www.oxygenxml.com/xml_editor/register.html
  • Install and authorize the Oxygen Content Fusion plugin by following these steps:
    1. In Oxygen XML Editor/Author, go to Help->Install new add-ons to open an add-on selection dialog box.
    2. Enter or paste http://www.oxygenxml.com/InstData/Addons/default/updateSite.xml in the Show add-ons from field or select it from the drop-down menu.
    3. Select Oxygen Content Fusion Connector add-on and click Next.
    4. Select the I accept all terms of the end user license agreement option and click Finish.
    5. Restart the application.
    6. Click the Show Content Fusion Task Manager toolbar button.
    7. Select Public for the Oxygen Content Fusion server and click Connect.
    8. This opens the Oxygen Content Fusion interface in your default browser. Click on SIGN UP and follow the instructions to create your account.
    9. Click the Authorize button.
    The Content Fusion Tasks Manager is now available on the right side of the Oxygen XML Editor/Author interface.

Create Review Task

Step 1

Open a sample project in Oxygen XML Editor/Author. A variety of sample documents and projects are located in the 'samples' folder located in the Oxygen installation directory. For example, go to 'File->Open' and open the following file: [OXYGEN_INSTALL_DIR]/samples/dita/flowers/flowers.ditamap and choose to open it in the 'DITA Maps Manager'.

Step 2

Double-click on one of the topics in the Flowers ditamap to open it in the main editor.

Step 3

Right-click anywhere in the document (in the main editing pane) and select Add File to Review Task. Note that there are several ways to add files to a review task. For example, you can also simply drag files from the DITA Maps Manager and drop them in the New Task box (in the Content Fusion Tasks Manager).

Create Review Task - Step 3

Step 4

Enter a name for the task in the Summary field. Create Review Task - Step 4

Step 5

Click the Upload button to upload the review task to the Oxygen Content Fusion server.

Share Review Task

Step 1

Click on the name of the task you just created to open it in your default browser. Create Review Task - Step 6

Step 2

Click the Share button to display a link to the task and click the Copy button to copy the link to the clipboard.

Step 3

Send the copied link to a Reviewer via email or another messaging system.

Step into the Reviewer's Role

Step 1

To see the online visual editor that the Reviewers will use to make changes and add comments to the files:

  • Create a second account (click on your name in the top right corner of the online Content Fusion interface, select Sign Out, then create another account).
  • While signed in to the second account, paste the task link in your browser's address bar.
  • Click on any of the files attached to the task to open it in the visual editor.
  • Make some changes to the document or add comments.
  • Click the Finalize Review button on the left side of the Content Fusion interface. You will now receive an email notifying you that the Reviewer is finished with the review process.
Create Review Task - Step 9

Merge Changes in Oxygen

Step 1

Back in Oxygen XML Editor/Author, notice that the task box shows if there are new messages or file changes. Create Review Task - Step 10

Step 2

Click the Get changes link in the bottom right of the task box. This opens a built-in merge tool that allows you to automatically integrate the changes. Create Review Task - Step 11

Step 3

Click Apply at the bottom of the Get Changes merge tool.

You will now see that the changes have been integrated into the original document in Oxygen XML Editor/Author. For more instructions about using the product, see the Oxygen Content Fusion User Manual.