Sometimes an external tool which can be launched from the command line and which is different than a FO processor is needed. Oxygen XML Developer offers you the option of integrating such a tool by specifying just the command line for starting the executable file and its working directory. To integrate such a tool, go to
If the external tool is applied on one of the files opened in Oxygen XML Developer, enable the option for saving all edited files automatically when an external tool is applied.
External tools can be launched from the External tools toolbar or from the submenu . While the action is running its icon is a stop icon: . When the tool has finished running, it changes the icon back to the original run icon: . Please note that even though you can stop the external tool by invoking the action again while it is running, that doesn't mean you can also stop the processes spawned by that external tool. This is especially a limiting factor when running a batch file as the batch will be stopped but without actually stopping the processes that the batch was running at that time.
Started: "C:\projects\XMLproject\ant.bat" clean Buildfile: build.xml clean: [echo] Delete output files. [delete] Deleting 5 files from C:\projects\XMLproject BUILD SUCCESSFUL Total time: 1 second