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Customizing only specific default options in a JWS installa

Fri May 08, 2015 1:08 pm

I'm trying to specify default options to be automatically installed with the application (using JWS) and there's something that isn't clear to me. I've read that explains how to provide a full set of new default options, which is fine.

But I only want to change the default value of a handful of options (5-6 at most), while the exported option file contains all the settings, which may even change in later versions and in general I don't want to be concerned with them.

If I cut down the exported options xml to only contain the options that I want to override, can I expect the rest to be set to whatever values the application is originally shipped with? Or is there a better way to achieve the same effect?
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Re: Customizing only specific default options in a JWS inst

Fri May 08, 2015 2:40 pm


So you would have the following options:

1) Remove from the exported XML the keys which are not necessary.

2) You could minimize the number of saved option keys by first using from the Options menu the Reset Global Options action, then check only those options you are interested in and then export them to XML.

3) If all those options you want to send as defaults are saved in preference pages, you can create a new project in the Project view, then in the Preferences switch those preference pages where the modified setting are to project level. Then as suggested in the user guide topic you quoted above you need to preserve the ".xpr" extension on the project file and refer to it in the JNLP:

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<property name="oxy:com.oxygenxml.default.options" value="http://host/path/to/default-options.xpr"/>

Radu Coravu
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