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The TEI (Text Encoding Initiative) document type is an international and interdisciplinary standard that enables libraries, museums, publishers, and individual scholars to represent a variety of literary and linguistic texts for online research, teaching, and preservation.

File Definition

A file is considered to be a TEI P5 document when one of the following conditions are true:

  • The document namespace is http://www.tei-c.org/ns/1.0.
  • The public ID of the document is -//TEI P5.

Default Document Templates

There are a variety of default TEI P5 templates available when creating new documents from templates and they can be found in: Framework Templates > TEI P5.

The default templates for TEI P5 documents are located in the [OXYGEN_INSTALL_DIR]/frameworks/tei/templates/TEI P5 folder.

Default Schema for Validation and Content Completion

The default schema that is used if one is not detected in the TEI P5 document is tei_all.rng and it is stored in [OXYGEN_INSTALL_DIR]/frameworks/tei/xml/tei/custom/schema/relaxng/.

Default XML Catalogs

The default XML Catalogs for the TEI P5 document type are as follows:

  • [OXYGEN_INSTALL_DIR]/frameworks/tei/xml/tei/schema/dtd/catalog.xml
  • [OXYGEN_INSTALL_DIR]/frameworks/tei/xml/tei/custom/schema/dtd/catalog.xml
  • [OXYGEN_INSTALL_DIR]/frameworks/tei/xml/tei/stylesheet/catalog.xml

Transformation Scenarios

Oxygen XML Developer includes built-in transformation scenarios that allow you to transform TEI P5 documents to a variety of outputs, such as PDF, XHTML, EPUB, DOCX, and ODT. They can be found in the TEI P5 section in the Configure Transformation Scenario(s) dialog box.