<oXygen/> integration for Microsoft SharePoint offers an editing solution to the users working with documents stored in SharePoint content repositories. The users benefit of a platform for creating, editing and delivering XML content. Many of the CMS operations can be performed directly from <oXygen/>. It is possible to publish XML content retrieved from a SharePoint repository in multiple formats (For instance, from DITA to PDF, HTML, WebHelp, etc..).
<oXygen/> provides support for browsing and managing resources in the Datasource Explorer view. New resources can be easily created on the repository or imported from your local machine to the repository using contextual menu actions. The drag-and-drop support allows you to move, copy resources from the repository. <oXygen/> can edit the XML content in a visual mode, similar to a regular text processing application.
All that is needed in order to connect to a SharePoint repository is to configure a data source and a connection. More information about configuring a connection can be found in the user manual.
Users can view the properties and status of documents from the repository, check-out or check-in documents, or verify if a document is used by someone else.
The Open URL dialog offers a specialized layout for browsing a SharePoint server. The SharePoint site structure is presented in the left side of the dialog in a tree like fashion, providing an overview of the site hierarchy. The right side presents the content of a folder, revealing the properties of its child documents and folders, as defined in the default View of the folder’s parent Library. It also lets you filter the items depending on these properties. To display the items you are interested in, you are able to apply multiple filters at the same time.
You can filter the content stored on a SharePoint Repository depending on the columns available for the current library. <oXygen/> allows you to apply multiple filters at the same time to display the items you are interested in.
You can open DITA maps stored on a Microsoft SharePoint server, modify, check-in or check-out topics or other resources, directly from the DITA Maps Manager view.
Please note that Microsoft SharePoint support is available only in <oXygen/> Enterprise Edition.