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EditiX 5.0 - XML Editor Released

From: JAPISoft <public2@japisoft.com>
Date: Thu, 07 Sep 2006 17:24:51 +0200
To: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Message-id: <008101c6d291$c347eec0$774c4456@ab>
Dear sir,

We are glad to announce the release 5.0 of your product EditiX : An XML
Editor and XSLT Debugger. This release includes about 50 improvements in
various application parts (Schema,DTD,FO,XSLT...). Prices starting at $22.

Download and Details :


Screenshots :


Note : EditiX uses SAXON for XSLT 2.0. SAXON is available at

Thank you to include our announce in the http://www.w3.org/XML/Schema tool page.

Best wishes,

JAPISoft Manager
Version : 5.0
Build : 050906

News :

* XML Editor :

- Errors displayed in the text column
- Errors on-the-fly shown in the tree nodes
- Errors from external sources (dtd, schema) can be opened and located
- Tooltips in the tree node by node with the XPath location or the bound
- User can increase/decrease the content assistant size with "control" and
"+" or "-" keys.
- Comment panel added inside the content assistant
- DTD parser manages SGML/DTD comments
- Auto closing tag will check for already closing part
- Assistant for closing a tag

* DTD Editor :

- Assistant for the choice of element in the ATTLIST
- Assistant for the choice of content in the ELEMENT
- Assistant for the choice of #REQUIRED/CDATA... inside the ATTLIST content

* W3C Schema Editor :

- On-the-fly documentation when choosing an element
- Code assistant for choosing a type (taking into account the
- Code assistant for extension/restriction type (taking into account the
- Code assistant for reference (taking into account the targetNamespace)
- Code assistant for substitutionGroup (taking into account the

* XSL-FO Editor :

- On-the-fly documentation when choosing an element
- Completed template
- Code assistant for referring to a master-reference page
- Code assistant for referring a region name
- Added automatic extension and document relative path support from
transformation dialog
- External viewer available for windows platform

* XSLT Editor :

- Prefix color for xs,xsl
- On-the-fly documentation when choosing an element
- Schema namespace inside the template for XSLT 2.0
- A transformation result can be shown with an external browser
- The data source tree is available
- Easy selection of the opened xml documents as data source
- User can drag and drop a data source node to the xslt editor for adding a
'template' or a 'for-each' element
- Code assistant when calling a template name
- Code assistant for retrieving the param or variable name following the '$'
- Default xslt editor state (maximized) in the xslt preference or override
inside a project
- Default template for XSLT 2.0 fixed

* Other :

- The last parameters (path...) are restored when using the "open recent"
- DTD documentation generator
- Relative assignation for DTD/W3C Schema,XSLT and CSS
- The file browser state is saved when restarting editix
- When opening a document, a character encoding can be choosen
- Each editor can be extracted to individual window
- Menu for selecting an extracted window
- FileBrowser enhanced for ordering by directories or files
- FileBrowser multiple files selection and autoscroll when moving a file
- Embedded elements documentation for W3C Schema, XSLT 1.0 and XSL-FO
- Embedded reference documentation for XML 1.0,W3C Schema,XPath,XSLT 1.0 and
- Preference file/restoredLastPath for saving the last visited path
- Copy file location
- XQuery dialog improved
- Using opened documents when assigning DTD,W3C Schema or RelaxNG
- About dialog contains the XERCES,SAXON,FOP current version

Bugs fixed :

- 'a:' reading from the filebrowser for windows platform
- When canceling a saving operation, an empty document was added in the open
recent menu
- Problem on tree filter choose
- Scrolling while drag'n drop a tree node
- Big entity name or value displayed correctly inside the content assistant
- Copy/Paste could add some extra lines
- Whitespace for attributes value preserved
- Scrolling to the end when opening a DTD document fixed
- Some dialog buttons fixed
- XQuery usage for document validated by a W3C Schema
- DocBook path for windows platform
Received on Thursday, 7 September 2006 15:27:38 UTC

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