Build History of Oxygen XML Web Author Releases

Build ID: 2024032208

Tue, 26 March 2024 10:00:00 GMT

License Server:

  • Fixed an issue where the shutdown process would hang.


  • Web Author now analyzes the Content-Type header advertised by a connector when deciding if an image is an SVG.

Concurrent Editing:

  • Fixed an issue that caused the application to freeze when opening a document in concurrent editing mode while another user was closing the document.

Git Plugin:

  • Security improvements were implemented.


  • Fixed an issue where the tool that encrypts the password used to connect to the License Server did not use the correct encryption key.

Diff/Merge mode:

  • The Save button now appears on the toolbar when saving is enabled through the saveMergeDocument URL parameter.
  • A "Download File" button is now available in the left editor for cases where the corresponding file cannot be opened (its format is not XML).


  • Attributes are now displayed in alphabetical order when the "Full Tags with Attributes" mode is enabled.


  • Fixed an issue where the icons in a drop-down menu were not properly aligned.


  • Improved the editor layout to avoid horizontal scrolling on small resolutions.


  • Fixed an issue where the "readOnlyState" loading option used to configure documents as read-only did not work for Markdown files.

Security/Component Update:

  • Updated the Apache Shiro library to version 1.12.0 to avoid the CVE-2023-34478 vulnerability.
  • Various security improvements were implemented.

Build ID: 2023051023

Wed, 17 May 2023 10:00:00 GMT


  • Fixed an issue where images larger than 1 MB were not loaded.


  • The Korean IME on Safari is now supported.


  • Fixed an issue where the server would crash on Mac computers with Apple silicon chips.


  • Fixed an issue where DITA frameworks that were copied from previous Web Author versions did not work in Web Author v25.1.


  • Fixed an issue where a CSS that contained attribute names with dots was not being considered.


  • Fixed an issue where the Markdown editor allowed a read-only document to be edited.

CMIS Connector:

  • Fixed an issue where the latest document version was duplicated when the Discard Check Out action was invoked.

Concurrent editing:

  • Fixed an issue where the editor would freeze indefinitely while trying to open a concurrent editing session.

Build ID: 2023031320

Thu, 16 March 2023 10:00:00 GMT