[oXygen-sdk] On-demand values for Form controls

Alex Jitianu
Mon Jul 20 04:19:43 CDT 2015

Hello Nathan,

Yes, it's possible. By default, a form control gets its possible values 
from the schema. You can implement a SchemaManagerFilter [1] which reads 
a configuration file and contributes with values from that configuration 

In Oxygen version 17.0 we've implemented such a SchemaManagerFilter 
ourselves [1] (it reads an XML configuration file) and we are already 
using it for DITA (amongt other frameworks). Inside the blog post 
Controlled Attribute Values for your DITA Project [3] you can see how 
this support is actually used for DITA and how you can extend it 
yourself (if you are using DITA).


Best regards,
Alex Jitianu
<oXygen/>  XML Editor, Schema Editor and XSLT Editor/Debugger

On 7/18/2015 3:53 AM, Nathan wrote:
> Hi,
>   Would it be possible to get on-demand values for the form controls 
> from a config file? For example: could we have set the values and 
> labels of the oxy_combobox and oxy_editor to receive the string from a 
> java code which reads a config file? If so, how could I go about doing 
> this?
> Thanks,
> Nathan
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