- Intelligent XML Editing
The context-sensitive Content Completion Assistant changes the way you edit
documents and helps you to create valid content all of the time.
- Working with Modular XML Files in the Master Files Context
oXygen helps you edit XML
modules referenced using XInclude or external entities. By customizing the XML Master
File, oXygen provides a context to address module validation, ID referencing, XML
module connection overview (understanding how modules are connected to each other), or
using the Content Completion Assistant to edit content.
- Extensible XML Editor
oXygen XML Editor uses the
Document Type concept to provide ready-to-use support for a framework or XML language.
The Document Type concept is used in oXygen XML Editor to provide built-in support
for a number of XML frameworks (DITA, DocBook, TEI, etc.) More importantly, it can be
employed to provide support for a user-defined framework that is to be shared with
- XML Grid Editor
The oXygenGrid editor mode allows you to edit repetitive XML content in a special
layout similar to a spreadsheet application, without the need to interact with
- XML Outliner
oXygen XML Editor includes a powerful outliner, which is automatically synchronized
with the document changes.
- XInclude Support
oXygen XML Editor supports XInclude, which is a standard for merging XML documents,
or parts thereof, resulting in a single composite XML information set.
- XML Validation and Well-Formedness Check
XML validation can be done by checking
documents against a schema. oXygen XML Editor supports XML Schema, DTD, Schematron
and Relax NG schemas.
- XML Formatting and Indentation
oXygen includes formatting and indentation features that allow you to arrange XML
documents in an organized and consistent manner.
- Unicode and Multi-Lingual Editing Support
oXygen XML Editor supports a large number of languages and text encodings. For
example, Unicode 4 is fully supported in both the Text and
- XPath Support
An XPath expression is a mechanism for navigating through, and selecting
nodes from, an XML document. XPath versions 1.0, 2.0, and 3.0 are
- XML Digital Signature and XML Canonicalization
oXygen includes a tool for creating and checking
digital signatures for both enveloped and detached signatures. The enveloped
signatures are stored in the signed document, while the detached ones are stored in a
A digital signature is a requirement when exchanging information
on an untrusted network. Since XML is used for content storage, it is important to be
able to digitally sign the XML files or messages.
- Helper Views
There is a set of views, located by default at the side of the editing area,
to help you with XML editing. They display the structure of currently edited XML
elements, as well as the available attributes and entities.