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When editing XML documents in Text mode, Oxygen XML Editor provides the following actions in the contextual menu (many of them also appear in the submenus of the Document menu):

Cut, Copy, Paste
Executes the typical editing actions on the currently selected content.
Copy XPath
Copies the XPath expression of the current element or attribute from the current editor to the clipboard.
Toggle Comment (Ctrl + Shift + Comma (Command + Shift + M on OS X))
Comments the current selection of the current editor. If the selection already contains a comment the action removes the comment from around the selection. If there is no selection in the current editor and the cursor is not positioned inside a comment the current line is commented. If the cursor is positioned inside a comment then the commented text is uncommented.
Go to submenu
This submenu includes the following actions:
Go to Matching Tag (Ctrl + Shift + G)
Moves the cursor to the end tag that matches the start tag, or vice versa.
Go after Next Tag (Ctrl + CloseBracket (Command + CloseBracket on OS X))
Moves the cursor to the end of the next tag.
Go after Previous Tag (Ctrl + OpenBracket (Command + OpenBracket on OS X))
Moves the cursor to the end of the previous tag.
Select submenu
This submenu allows you to select the following:
Element
Selects the entire element at the current cursor position.
Content
Selects the entire content of the element at the current cursor position, excluding the start and end tag. Performing this action repeatedly will result in the selection of the content of the ancestor of the currently selected element content.
Attributes
Selects all the attributes of the element at the current cursor position.
Parent
Selects the parent element at the current cursor position.
Source submenu
This submenu includes the following actions:
Shift Right (Tab)
Shifts the currently selected block to the right.
Shift Left (Shift + Tab)
Shifts the currently selected block to the left.
Indent selection (Ctrl + I (Command + I on OS X))
Corrects the indentation of the selected block of lines if it does not follow the current indenting preferences.
Escape Selection
Escapes a range of characters by replacing them with the corresponding character entities.
Unescape Selection
Replaces the character entities with the corresponding characters.
Format and Indent Element (Ctrl + Shift + I (Command + Shift + I on OS X))
Pretty-prints the element that surrounds the current cursor position.
To Upper Case
Converts the selected content to upper case characters. This works with contiguous and multiple selections.
To Lower Case
Converts the content selection to lower case characters. This works with contiguous and multiple selections.
Capitalize Lines
It capitalizes the first letter found on every new line that is selected. Only the first letter is affected, the rest of the line remains the same. If the first character on the new line is not a letter then no changes are made.
Convert Hexadecimal Sequence to Character (Ctrl + Shift + X (Command + Shift + X on OS X))

Converts a sequence of hexadecimal characters to the corresponding Unicode character. The action can be invoked if there is a selection containing a valid hexadecimal sequence or if the cursor is placed at the right side of a valid hexadecimal sequence. A valid hexadecimal sequence can be composed of 2 to 4 hexadecimal characters and may or may not be preceded by the 0x or 0X prefix. Examples of valid sequences: 0x0045, 0X0125, 1253, 265, 43.

Base64 Encode/Decode submenu
This submenu include the following actions for encoding or decoding base64 schemes:
Import File to Encode and Insert

Encodes a file and then inserts the encoded content into the current document at the cursor position.

Decode Selection and Export to File

Decodes a selection of text from the current document and then exports (saves) the result to another file.

Encode Selection

Replaces a selection of text with the result of encoding that selection. By default, a dialog box is displayed that allows you to select the encoding to use. There is an option to choose to not show this dialog box in the future. In this case, the encoding that is specified in the Encoding for Base64, Base32, Hex conversions option in the Encoding preferences page will be used. Likewise, the same is true if the Show the dialog box for choosing the encoding for Base64, Base 32, Hex conversions option is not selected in the Messages preference page.

Decode Selection

Replaces a selection of text with the result of decoding that selection. By default, a dialog box is displayed that allows you to select the encoding to use. There is an option to choose to not show this dialog box in the future. In this case, the encoding that is specified in the Encoding for Base64, Base32, Hex conversions option in the Encoding preferences page will be used. Likewise, the same is true if the Show the dialog box for choosing the encoding for Base64, Base 32, Hex conversions option is not selected in the Messages preference page.

Modify All Matches
Use this option to modify (in-place) all the occurrences of the selected content (or the contiguous fragment where the cursor is located). When you use this option, a thin rectangle replaces the highlights and allows you to start editing. If matches with different letter cases are found, a dialog box is displayed that allows you select whether you want to modify only matches with the same letter case or all matches.
Base32 Encode/Decode submenu
This submenu include the following actions for encoding or decoding base32 schemes:
Import File to Encode and Insert

Encodes a file and then inserts the encoded content into the current document at the cursor position.

Decode Selection and Export to File

Decodes a selection of text from the current document and then exports (saves) the result to another file.

Encode Selection

Replaces a selection of text with the result of encoding that selection. By default, a dialog box is displayed that allows you to select the encoding to use. There is an option to choose to not show this dialog box in the future. In this case, the encoding that is specified in the Encoding for Base64, Base32, Hex conversions option in the Encoding preferences page will be used. Likewise, the same is true if the Show the dialog box for choosing the encoding for Base64, Base 32, Hex conversions option is not selected in the Messages preference page.

Decode Selection

Replaces a selection of text with the result of decoding that selection. By default, a dialog box is displayed that allows you to select the encoding to use. There is an option to choose to not show this dialog box in the future. In this case, the encoding that is specified in the Encoding for Base64, Base32, Hex conversions option in the Encoding preferences page will be used. Likewise, the same is true if the Show the dialog box for choosing the encoding for Base64, Base 32, Hex conversions option is not selected in the Messages preference page.

Modify All Matches
Use this option to modify (in-place) all the occurrences of the selected content (or the contiguous fragment where the cursor is located). When you use this option, a thin rectangle replaces the highlights and allows you to start editing. If matches with different letter cases are found, a dialog box is displayed that allows you select whether you want to modify only matches with the same letter case or all matches.
Hex Encode/Decode submenu
This submenu include the following actions for encoding or decoding hex schemes:
Import File to Encode and Insert

Encodes a file and then inserts the encoded content into the current document at the cursor position.

Decode Selection and Export to File

Decodes a selection of text from the current document and then exports (saves) the result to another file.

Encode Selection

Replaces a selection of text with the result of encoding that selection. By default, a dialog box is displayed that allows you to select the encoding to use. There is an option to choose to not show this dialog box in the future. In this case, the encoding that is specified in the Encoding for Base64, Base32, Hex conversions option in the Encoding preferences page will be used. Likewise, the same is true if the Show the dialog box for choosing the encoding for Base64, Base 32, Hex conversions option is not selected in the Messages preference page.

Decode Selection

Replaces a selection of text with the result of decoding that selection. By default, a dialog box is displayed that allows you to select the encoding to use. There is an option to choose to not show this dialog box in the future. In this case, the encoding that is specified in the Encoding for Base64, Base32, Hex conversions option in the Encoding preferences page will be used. Likewise, the same is true if the Show the dialog box for choosing the encoding for Base64, Base 32, Hex conversions option is not selected in the Messages preference page.

Modify All Matches
Use this option to modify (in-place) all the occurrences of the selected content (or the contiguous fragment where the cursor is located). When you use this option, a thin rectangle replaces the highlights and allows you to start editing. If matches with different letter cases are found, a dialog box is displayed that allows you select whether you want to modify only matches with the same letter case or all matches.
Join and Normalize Lines (Ctrl + J (Command + J on OS X))
For the current selection, this action joins the lines by replacing the line separator with a single space character. It also normalizes the whitespaces by replacing a sequence of such characters with a single space.
Insert new line after (Ctrl + Alt + Enter (Command + Alt + Enter on OS X))
This action has the same result as moving the cursor to the end of the current line and pressing the ENTER key.
Insert XInclude
Displays a dialog box that allows you to browse and select the content to be included and automatically generates the corresponding XInclude instruction.
Note: In the Author mode, this dialog box presents a preview of the inserted document as an author page in the Preview tab and as a text page in the Source tab. In the Text mode, the Source tab is presented.
Import entities list
Displays a dialog box that allows you to select a list of files as sources for external DTD entities. The internal subset of the DOCTYPE declaration of your document will be updated with the chosen entities. For instance, choosing the files chapter1.xml and chapter2.xml inserts the following section in the DOCTYPE:
     <!ENTITY chapter1 SYSTEM "chapter1.xml">
     <!ENTITY chapter2 SYSTEM "chapter2.xml"> 
Lock / Unlock the XML Tags
Disables or enables the ability to edit XML tags.
Canonicalize
Opens the Canonicalize dialog box that allows you to select a canonicalization algorithm to standardize the format of the document.
Sign
Opens the Sign dialog box that allows you to configure a digital signature for the document.
Verify Signature
Allows you to specify the location of a file to verify its digital signature.
Manage Highlighted Content submenu
This submenu is available from the contextual menu when it is invoked from a highlight after you perform a search operation or apply an XPath expression that highlights more than one result. The following options are available in this submenu:
Modify All
Allows you to modify (in-place) all the occurrences of the selected content. A thin rectangle replaces the highlights and allows you to start editing. If matches with different letter cases are found, a dialog box is displayed that allows you select whether you want to modify only matches with the same letter case or all matches.
Surround All
Surround the highlighted content with a specific tag. This option opens the Tag dialog box. The Specify the tag drop-down menu presents all the available elements that you can choose from.
Remove All
Removes all the highlighted content.
Modify All Matches
Use this option to modify (in-place) all the occurrences of the selected content (or the contiguous fragment where the cursor is located). When you use this option, a thin rectangle replaces the highlights and allows you to start editing. If matches with different letter cases are found, a dialog box is displayed that allows you select whether you want to modify only matches with the same letter case or all matches.
Go to Definition (Ctrl + Shift + Enter)
Moves the cursor to the definition of the current element or attribute in the schema (DTD, XML Schema, Relax NG schema) associated with the edited XML document. If the current attribute is a “type” belonging to the http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance namespace, the cursor is moved in the XML schema to the definition of the type referenced in the value of the attribute.
Refactoring submenu
This submenu includes the following actions:
Rename Element
The element from the cursor position, and any elements with the same name, can be renamed according with the options from the Rename dialog box.
Rename Prefix (Alt + Shift + P (Command + Shift + P on OS X))
The prefix of the element from the cursor position, and any elements with the same prefix, can be renamed according with the options from the Rename dialog box.
  • If you select the Rename current element prefix option, the application will recursively traverse the current element and all its children. For example, to change the xmlns:p1="ns1" association in the current element to xmlns:p5="ns1", if the xmlns:p1="ns1" association is applied on the parent element, then Oxygen XML Editor will introduce xmlns:p5="ns1" as a new declaration in the current element and will change the prefix from p1 to p5. If p5 is already associated with another namespace in the current element, then the conflict will be displayed in a dialog box. By pressing OK, the prefix is modified from p1 to p5 without inserting a new declaration.
  • If you select the Rename current prefix in all document option, the application will apply the change on the entire document.
  • To also apply the action inside attribute values, select the Rename also attribute values that start with the same prefix checkbox.
Surround with submenu
Presents a drop-down menu that allows you to choose a tag to surround a selected portion of content.
Surround with Tags (Ctrl + E (Command + E on OS X) )
Allows you to choose a tag that encloses a selected portion of content. If there is no selection, the start and end tags are inserted at the cursor position.
Surround with '[tag]' (Ctrl + ForwardSlash (Command + ForwardSlash on OS X))
Surround the selected content with the last tag used.
Delete element tags (Alt + Shift + X (Command + Alt + X on OS X))
Deletes the start and end tag of the current element.
Split element (Alt + Shift + D (Ctrl + Alt + D on OS X))
Split the element from the cursor position into two identical elements. The cursor must be inside the element.
Join elements (Alt + Shift + J (Command + Alt + J on OS X))
Joins the left and right elements relative to the current cursor position. The elements must have the same name, attributes, and attributes values.
Attributes submenu
Contains predefined XML refactoring operations that pertain to attributes with some of the information preconfigured based upon the current context.
Add/Change attribute
Allows you to change the value of an attribute or insert a new one.
Convert attribute to element
Allows you to change an attribute into an element.
Delete attribute
Allows you to remove one or more attributes.
Rename attribute
Allows you to rename an attribute.
Replace in attribute value
Allows you to search for a text fragment inside an attribute value and change the fragment to a new value.
Comments submenu
Contains predefined XML refactoring operations that pertain to comments with some of the information preconfigured based upon the current context.
Delete comments
Allows you to delete comments found inside one or more elements.
DITA submenu
Contains predefined XML refactoring operations that pertain to DITA documents with some of the information preconfigured based upon the current context.
Change topic ID to file name
Use this operation to change the ID of a topic to be the same as its file name.
Convert conrefs to conkeyrefs
Use this operation to convert conref attributes to conkeyref attributes.
Convert simple tables to CALS tables
Use this operation to convert DITA simple tables to CALS tables.
Convert to Concept
Use this operation to convert a DITA topic (of any type) to a DITA Concept topic type (for example, Topic to Concept).
Convert to General Task
Use this operation to convert a DITA topic (of any type) to a DITA General Task topic type (for example, Task to General Task). A DITA General Task is a less restrictive alternative to the Strict Task information type.
Convert to Reference
Use this operation to convert a DITA topic (of any type) to a DITA Reference topic type (for example, Topic to Reference).
Convert to Task
Use this operation to convert a DITA topic (of any type) to a DITA Task topic type (for example, Topic to Task).
Convert to Topic
Use this operation to convert a DITA topic (of any type) to a DITA Topic (for example, Task to Topic).
Convert to Troubleshooting
Use this operation to convert a DITA topic (of any type) to a DITA Troubleshooting topic type (for example, Topic to Troubleshooting).
Elements submenu
Contains predefined XML refactoring operations that pertain to elements with some of the information preconfigured based upon the current context.
Delete element
Allows you to delete elements.
Delete element content
Allows you to delete the content of elements.
Insert element
Allows you to insert new elements.
Rename element
Allows you to rename elements.
Unwrap element
Allows you to remove the surrounding tags of elements, while keeping the content unchanged.
Wrap element
Allows you to surround elements with element tags.
Wrap element content
Allows you to surround the content of elements with element tags.
Fragments submenu
Contains predefined XML refactoring operations that pertain to XML fragments with some of the information preconfigured based upon the current context.
Insert XML fragment
Allows you to insert an XML fragment.
Replace element content with XML fragment
Allows you to replace the content of elements with an XML fragment.
Replace element with XML fragment
Allows you to replace elements with an XML fragment.
JATSKit submenu
Contains predefined XML refactoring operations that pertain to JATS documents with some of the information preconfigured based upon the current context.
Add BITS DOCTYPE - NLM/NCBI Book Interchange 2.0
Adds an NLM 'BITS' 2.0 DOCTYPE declaration.
Add Blue DOCTYPE - NISO JATS Publishing 1.1
Adds a JATS 'Blue' 1.1 DOCTYPE declaration.
Normalize IDs
Assigned IDs are normalized and IDs are assigned to some elements that are missing them.
Manage IDs submenu
This submenu is available for XML documents that have an associated DTD, XML Schema, or Relax NG schema. It includes the following actions:
Rename in
Renames the ID and all its occurrences. Selecting this action opens the Rename XML ID dialog box. This dialog box lets you insert the new ID value and choose the scope of the rename operation. For a preview of the changes you are about to make, click Preview. This opens the Preview dialog box, which presents a list with the files that contain changes and a preview zone of these changes.
Rename in File
Renames the ID you are editing and all its occurrences from the current file.
Search References
Searches for the references of the ID. By default, the scope of this action is the current project. If you configure a scope using the Select the scope for the Search and Refactor operations dialog box, this scope will be used instead.
Search References in
Searches for the references of the ID. Selecting this action opens the Select the scope for the Search and Refactor operations.
Search Declarations
Searches for the declaration of the ID reference. By default, the scope of this action is the current project. If you configure a scope using the Select the scope for the Search and Refactor operations dialog box, this scope will be used instead.
Search Declarations in
Searches for the declaration of the ID reference. Selecting this action opens the Select the scope for the Search and Refactor operations.
Search Occurrences in file
Searches for the declaration an references of the ID in the current document.
Quick Assist (Alt + 1 (Command + Alt + 1 on OS X))
Available when the cursor is inside an ID or IDREF, this action opens the Quick Assist window that allows you to select some search and refactoring actions for the selected ID or IDREF.
Open submenu
The following actions are available in this submenu:
Open File at Cursor
Opens the file at the cursor position in a new panel. If the file path represents a directory path, it will be opened in system file browser. If the file at the specified location does not exist, an error dialog box is displayed and it includes a Create new file button that starts the New document wizard. This allows you to choose the type or the template for the file. If the action succeeds, the file is created with the referenced location and name and is opened in a new editor panel.
Open File at Cursor in System Application
Opens the file (identified by its link) or web page (identified by a web link) found at cursor position. The target is opened in the default system application associated with that file type.
Compare
Opens the current file in the Compare Files tool.
Resource Hierarchy
Opens the Resource Hierarchy/Dependencies view that allows you to see the resource hierarchy for an XML document.
Resource Dependencies
Opens the Resource Hierarchy/Dependencies view that allows you to see the resource dependencies for an XML document.