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Starting with version 17.1, Oxygen XML Editor includes support for some DITA 1.3 features.

To enable DITA 1.3 support in Oxygen XML Editor and use the DITA Open Toolkit 2.5.2 for publishing, open the Preferences dialog box (Options > Preferences), go to DITA, and select the Built-in DITA OT 2.x radio button.

The Oxygen XML Editor publication of the full DITA 1.3 specifications can be found at https://www.oxygenxml.com/dita/1.3/specs/index.html#introduction/dita-release-overview.html.

The following table is a list of DITA 1.3 features and their implementation status in Oxygen XML Editor:
Table 1. DITA 1.3 Features Implementation Status
Feature Editing Publishing [DITA Open Toolkit 2.5.2 is used]
DITA 1.3 DTD, XML Schema, and Relax NG-based maps/topics/tasks/references, etc.

New DITA 1.3 file templates. By default, DITA topics and maps that do not specify version in the DOCTYPE declaration are also considered to be DITA 1.3

Specific annotations presented in the content completion assistance window and documentation tooltips for all new DITA 1.3 elements

N/A
Learning Object and Group maps New file templates No specific support implemented
Troubleshooting specialization Create and edit new troubleshooting topics No specific support implemented
XML markup domain Validation and Content Completion Special rendering in PDF and XHTML-based outputs
Equation and MathML domain

Validation and content completion

Display and Insert equations

Special rendering in PDF and XHTML-based outputs
SVG domain

Validation and content completion

Display referenced SVG content

Special rendering in PDF and XHTML-based outputs
Other new DITA 1.3 elements (div, strike-through, overline, etc)

Validation and Content Completion

Special rendering in PDF and XHTML-based outputs
Release management domain Validation and Content Completion No specific support implemented
Scoped keys

Define key scopes

Validate and check for completeness

Resolve keyrefs and conkeyrefs taking key scopes into account

Key scope information is displayed in a tooltip when hovering over an item in the DITA Maps Manager

Partially implemented (Various issues may still be encountered)
Branch filtering

Display, create, and edit ditavalref elements

Partially implemented (Various issues may still be encountered)
Key-based cross deliverable addressing

Special display for references to DITA maps with scope="peer" and a defined keyscope

Gather and present keys from peer maps

Not implemented.
Shorthand to address syntax that identifies elements in the same topic Properly resolved for validation, links, and conrefs Implemented
Various table attributes (orientation, rotation, scope, and headers on cells) Not implemented in the Table Properties action support. However, attributes can be changed from the Attributes view Not implemented
New Map topicref attributes (cascade, deliveryTarget) Allow setting new attributes, propose proper values for them Implemented