[oXygen-user] [Ann] Oxygen XML Editor 17.0 beta

Oxygen XML Editor Support (Adrian Buza)
Tue Mar 31 08:42:31 CDT 2015

Dear oXygen users,

We are happy to announce that version 17.0 of oXygen XML Editor is close 
to being released.
We have decided to offer a beta version prior to the final release to 
give you the opportunity to send us your feedback on the new features.

Below, please see information about:
* Downloading - oXygen 17.0 beta downloading links and notes
* Licensing - a trial license key for testing
* What's new - a summary of the most important new features in version 17.0

= Downloading =
Windows 64-bit: http://www.oxygenxml.com/beta17/Windows64/oxygen-64bit.exe
Windows 32-bit: http://www.oxygenxml.com/beta17/Windows/oxygen.exe
OS X/Java SE 6: http://www.oxygenxml.com/beta17/MacOSX/oxygen.zip
Linux/All Platforms: http://www.oxygenxml.com/beta17/All/oxygen.tar.gz

Important Notes:
- This build is meant for testing purposes only. Do not use it for 
production work.
- You should install this beta version in a different directory than 
your current Oxygen installation. For Windows, we also recommend that 
you disable file associations during the installation to preserve your 
current Oxygen file associations with the various XML file types.
- The OS X .zip distribution requires Java SE 6 from Apple, which is 
available here: http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1572
- For Linux, you need to have installed either OpenJDK 7 
(http://openjdk.java.net/install/) or Java SE 8 JRE/JDK from Oracle 
- The "All Platforms" (.tar.gz) distribution includes launchers for Mac 
(Oxygen XML Editor.app or oxygenMac.sh), Linux (oxygen.sh), and Windows 
- All feedback is welcome.

= Licensing =
If you already have a license key for Oxygen XML Editor with an active 
SMP, it will also work for this beta version. If you don't have one, a 
registration dialog box will open and you can use the following 30-day 
trial license key:


Registration_Name=oXygen XML v17 Beta



Component=XML-Editor, XSLT-Debugger, Saxon-SA







= What's new in Oxygen XML Editor 17.0 =
XML Quick Fixes:
  * Quick Fixes for Relax NG Errors
  * Schematron Quick Fixes

XML Refactoring:
  * XML Refactoring Tool

Visual XML Editing:
  * LESS Support in the Author Mode
  * Change the Tag Display Font
  * Actions to Insert Multiple Rows or Columns
  * The fileFilter Property is Available for URLChooser Form Control
  * Bold, Italic, and Underline Actions Support Multiple Selections

  * Customizable Toolbars
  * Color Themes
  * Improved HiDPI and Retina Support
  * Online Help Option

DITA Support:
  * Search for Orphaned Resources Not Referenced in DITA Maps
  * Insert Image Reference Wizard
  * Validation Warning for References to Missing Topics and Images
  * Publish DITA Maps to Web Presentations
  * Auto-Detect Transformation Types and Parameters for Newly Installed 
DITA OT Plugins
  * CSS Improvements
  * DITA Map CSS Can Render Subject Scheme Map Elements
  * Support for DITA OT 2.0
  * Check for Duplicate Topic IDs in a DITA Map

  * WebHelp Output Embeddable in iframe Element
  * WebHelp Context-Sensitive Help System
  * WebHelp System Supports LDAP Authentication
  * WebHelp System Supports Right-to-Left (RTL) Oriented Languages
  * Search Engine Optimization for WebHelp Output

  * CSS Inspector View
  * Support for Selecting/Combining Multiple CSS Styles in Author Mode
  * Support for editing LESS Stylesheets
  * Code Templates Included in the Content Completion List for Form 
Control Functions
  * New HTML Content Form Control
  * Define Actions for Button and Button Group Form Controls Directly in 
the CSS
  * Additional Properties Supported for the oxygen Media Type
  * The min-width and max-width Properties Supported for the CSS @media Rule
  * The font-family Property is Fully Supported
  * Support for position Property
  * Support for min-height Property
  * Support for letter-spacing Property
  * oxy_url Function with Editor Variables

SVN Client:
  * Improvements to the Create Patch and Export Actions
  * Action to Display Additional Information About Versioned Items
  * Additional Improvements and Bug Fixes

  * Intercept List of Actions Provided by a Callout
  * Tree Component for Consistent Look and Feel
  * Customize Author Menu [Eclipse]
  * Customize Text/Author Contextual Menus [Eclipse]
  * Customize the Toolbars in the DITA Maps Manager [Eclipse]
  * Add Custom Browse Actions to Input Dialogs [Eclipse]
  * API for Customizing the Author Toolbar [Eclipse]
  * API for Providing Editor Adapters [Eclipse]
  * Plugin Extension to Specify Location of Custom Refactoring Operations
  * Styles Filter Extension Point [Eclipse]
  * ExtensionsBundle Extension Point [Eclipse]
  * Provide Text for a DITA Link [Eclipse]
  * Expand/Collapse Foldable Elements in Author Mode
  * Customize Drop-Down Buttons on a Toolbar [Eclipse]
  * Easier Way to Provide Documentation for Elements
  * Filter Errors Presented to the End User
  * Choose the Custom CSS to be Included in the Styles Drop-down List
  * Support for Composite Toolbars
  * API to Find Tracked Attribute Changes
  * Obtain a Reader Object of a URL

  * Support for Configuring Proposals in the Content Completion Assistant
  * Ready for MarkLogic 8
  * Automatic Escaping of Characters that Exceed the XML Encoding
  * Option to Lock Local Resources
  * Support for the JATS Document Type
  * Support for XLIFF 1.2 and 2.0 Documents
  * Compare Files Tool Includes Support for XML Fragment Comparison
  * Deprecated Support for Documentum CMS
  * Define Shortcut Keys for Code Templates

Component Updates:
  * Apache HTTP Client 4.3.5
  * Calabash 1.0.25
  * eXist DB 2.2
  * JSch 0.1.51
  * Eclipse 4.5

Please let us know if you encounter any problems with this build. Again, 
all feedback is welcome.

Best regards,

Adrian Buza
oXygen XML Editor and Author Support

Tel: +1-650-352-1250 ext.2020
Fax: +40-251-461482


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