Microsoft® Office 2007 - Office Open XML (OOXML)

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Office Open XML (OOXML)

The 2007 Microsoft® Office adopted an XML-based file format for Microsoft® Office Excel 2007, Microsoft® Office Word 2007, and Microsoft® Office PowerPoint 2007. The file format, called Office Open XML Format benefits from the XML capability to be read across different applications and platforms.

oXygen XML Editor allows you to extract, validate, edit and process the XML data stored in Office 2007 files and any other ZIP-based archive. These capabilities allow developers to use data from Office 2007 documents together with validation and transformations (using XSLT or XQuery) to other file formats. Validation is done using the latest ECMA XML Schemas.

The Archive Browser view

Now you can transform, validate and perform many other operations on files inside an archive. When selecting an URL for a specific operation like transformation or validation you can click the Browse for archive file button to navigate and choose the file from a certain archive.

An archive opened in the Archive Browser is displayed like a tree structure of files and folders. You can easily modify this structure by adding, removing or renaming files and folders or edit files.

Archive Browser

It is possible to organize the content of an archive (moving, copying files) opened in the Archive Browser View using drag and drop operations.

Editing Office Open XML files

oXygen offers a complete framework that provides a powerful support for editing and validating documents from the Office Open XML zipped package. The NVDL schema can be easily customized to allow user defined extension schemas for use in the OOXML files. See the Markup Compatibility and Extensibility Ecma PDF document for more details.

Editing OOXML files

You can easily create new OOXML documents using the document templates provided by oXygen for Microsoft® 2007 Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

OOXML file templates

Comparing Office Open XML files

With the oXygen Directories Comparison tool you can compare and merge Office 2007 (OOXML) files or other ZIP-based archives seamlessly. The archive files are presented as directories allowing the usual comparison and merge operations inside them.

Comparing OOXML files

Other supported archive formats

oXygen XML Editor also supports browsing, processing and modification of files from other ZIP archives like:

  • OpenDocument (ODF)

    The OpenDocument format (ODF) is a free and open file format for electronic office documents, such as spreadsheets, charts, presentations and word processing documents. The standard was developed by the Open Office XML technical committee of the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) consortium and it is based on the XML format originally created and implemented by the OpenOffice.org office suite. The most common filename extensions used for ODF are: ODT (text), ODS (spreadsheet), ODP (presentation), ODG (graphics), ODF (mathematical formulas).

    oXygen offers support for code insight and validation of documents inside ODF packages.

  • Java packages (EAR, WAR, JAR)

    The JAR file is a Java Archive, the WAR file is a WebArchive and the EAR file is an Enterprise Archive.

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