XML Editor

XML Editor

Schema Editor - XSLT Editor - XSLT Debugger - XSL-FO Editor - XQuery Editor

EditiX is a powerful and easy to use XML editor, Visual Schema Editor, XQuery Editor and XSLT debugger for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X designed to help web authors and application programmers take advantage of the latest XML and XML-related technologies such as XSLT / FO, DocBook and XSD Schema.

EditiX XML Editor 2014

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Version : 2014
Build : 040914

 

Service Pack 1

 

- Various problems for the Schema generator (W3C/DTD/RelaxNG) fixed
- XML Formatting crash with DTD path having '-' fixed
- File searching using the current project fixed
- Error message when closing an empty project fixed
- Anti-aliasing for left title panels fixed
- When saving a new document, the current project path is used automatically
- The project tree is updated automatically when saving a document


New Visual editor by CSS

- Edit your XML document using a standard CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) file
- Visual mode with tags or pure text
- "On the fly" document location while editing
- Insert/Append/Delete nodes from any nodes
- Duplicate any nodes while editing (ctrl/command enter)

 

visual xml editor

 

 

visual xml editor


New Project Management


- Direct mapping with physical path
- Synchronization (upload/download) with multiple local/network/FTP sources
- Copy/Cut/Paste files or directories
- Rename (F2 support), Create directory
- Refresh any parts (F5 support)
- Save/Restore your parameters automatically
- Open the native explorer from the selection
- Copy file path (system and URL format)

 

xml project management


General


- Powerful XML Generator from XPath Expression
- 17 New UI themes ( using the interface/theme preference )
- Background tasks starting / stopping displayed in the status bar
- Update the content assistant component
- Update for the font preference dialog
- Update Default font size (editor and tree)
- Support for XPath 3.0
- ctrl (command on mac) 1-9 key shortcuts for selecting tabs
- Hexadecimal editor displays invalid XML characters in red

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XSLT Editor


- Support for XSLT 3.0
- New Debugger/Profiler for XSLT 3.0
- Variables and Parameters support for XSLT 2.0 debugging
- "Double click" on the templates page for editing

 

xslt 3.0


XQuery Editor


- Support for XQuery 3.0

XHTML Editor


- XHTML Preview ("on the fly" or on query), F5 support
- Fast <br/> insertion with ctrl (command on mac) enter
- Fast <p></p> insertion with ctrl (command on mac) shift enter

visual html editor


New HTML Editor


- HTML Preview ("on the fly" or on query), F5 support
- HTML 4.0 template
- HTML 5.0 template
- HTML 5.0 content assistant
- Fast <br> insertion with ctrl (command on mac) enter
- Fast <p></p> insertion with ctrl (command on mac) shift enter

 

html 5 editor

visual html 5 editor

CSS Editor


- Visual CSS Preview (CSS3 rendering),
- Visual refresh on the fly or one query, with F5 support
- Support for CSS3 (parser & content assistant)

 

css editor


XSL FO


- Support for relative resources (image...)


SVG Editor


- SVG Preview,
- Visual refresh on query, F5 support

 

svg editor


Bugs fixed


- The search Combo accelerator couldn't be used twice the for same expression
- The search Combo accelerator didn't work for non XML documents
- The XML prolog was lost inside the XPath filter
- Anti-aliasing was disabled on Windows 7
- Preference for the current line color was ignored
- Fixed inner DTD parsing
- The content assistant could freeze with attributes on unknown tags
- Fixed HTML content assistant
- Fixed dual screen usage and initial window location (preference windowLocationChecked)
- Fixed relative path assignation (CSS,XSD,DTD)
- Fixed XML Form designer schema tree

 

 


Version : 2013
Build : 171013

 

Service Pack 1

 

- Fixed default excel file extension from xslx to xlsx
- Fixed SVG Preview including JavaScript code
- Fixed Multiple declarations for DTD, Schema, RelaxNG inference
- Fixed Wrong order for the reporting list
- Fixed Default dialog location and size storage
- Fixed Ctrl Space activator replaced by Command space activator for Mac OS X
- Minor GUI improvements (button border, text font fixed)
- Removed border for grid buttons
- Frame title is updated
- Line number contrast improved
- Warning now thrown for transformation path with whitespace characters inside
- Document Filter available from the project toolbar
- Property DEFAULT FILE ENCODING is renamed SYSTEM FILE ENCODING
- Item XSL Scenarios is renamed XSL Scenarios archive
- Default Font for Mac OS X is now Courrier/12pt
- DTD/Schema menu reorganized

 

General

 

- New document dialog

 

xml file dialog


- Hexadecimal editor (working in hexa, decimal and character mode)

 


- File dialogs displays now document icons

 

file dialog


- You can now restore to the default template document
- Update of the Template dialog
- Import/Export for the JSON format

 

json


- Bookmark/Unbookmark any document lines by clicking on the row number column

 

bookmark


- Find your bookmarks at any times from the bottom toolbar
- Bug/Request reporting are sorted from the current version
- Goto action for an offset
- Global performance improvement due to profiling
- GUI update

 

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File Browser (file,ftp,zip)

 

- Select a file filter highlights the right files
- Refresh action (for file system usage)

 

New XML Scenario document

 

- Create complex XML scenario for a file or a set of files (by directory)
- Run it inside Editix by task or the whole scenario
- Run your scenario in command line

 

XML Scenario

 

XML Editor

 

- New tags and attributes assistant when no schema is found (ctrl space)

 

content assistant


- "Element Search" panel result can be sorted by column

 

XML search


- XPath panel result can be sorted by column
- Double click on the error panel header for maximizing the messages
- Filter dialog can help user choosing descendant elements and xpath components

 

XPath helper

 

XSLT Editor

 

- New Mapping view splitting XSLT tree and Output tree

 

xslt mapping


- New template wizard from the data source panel

 

template wizard


- Use ctrl + mouse for finding quickly references

 

XSLT reference

 

W3C Schema Editor

 

- Use ctrl + mouse for finding quickly references

xsd schema reference

 

XSL FO Editor

 

- Use ctrl + mouse for finding quickly references

 

Bugs fixed

 

- An invalid document type from the recent files could crash Editix at starting
- XPath Panel for 2.0 could crash with non nodeset result
- Form designer could crash with XSD Element reference

 


Version : 2012
Build : 300412

 

General

 

- Application descriptor can be edited for changing Menus / Toolbars / Popups...

 

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- Plugin API for controlling editing / adding new features to EditiX
- Search field while editing by elements/attributes or xpath expressions

 

search field

 

- XSLT/XSLFO/XQuery panel for reusing transformation scenarios

 

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- Spell checker (Google Service usage) working with 11 languages

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- Improved DTD, W3C Schema, RelaxNG Inference
- Custom Node Coloration from the XML tree Popup

 

xml editor node coloration

 

- Engine Updates for inner XML libraries

 

Filter

 

- Import / Export an XML grid using a CSV file format
- Filter activation is saved for next editor usage

 

XSLT Editor

 

- A W3C Schema can be bounded to the XSLT document for output content assistant

 

editix xml editor schema mapping

 

XML DataBases

 

- Improve eXist connection test

 

Bugs fixed

 

- Recent files saves now all user parameters ( XSLT Parameters... )
- Select node from the tree popup didn't work
- Error icon overrided the tab icon
- Locked/Unlocked state editor refresh fixed for the toolbar usage
- XML Formatting could bug with tags in comment inside the document header
- XML Formatting could bug with &quot;, &apos; entities in text
- Location by line fixed
- Focus lost when checking a document


June, the 30 th 2011
Version : 2011 Service Pack 1
Build : 010611

 

General

 

- xml:space = 'preserve' or 'default' are managed while formatting
- Error keys selection (ctrl shift up/ctrl shift down) changed to alt down/alt up
- New preference [editors/editor/maxErrorLines] for changing the default error panel size
- New preference [xml/xmlconfig/XML Instance with all attributes] for generating XML instance from XSD

 

xml space

 

Schema


- Improved W3C Schema Generation from an XML instance

 

Filter

 

- Automatic Activation is taken into account when changing XPath expression
- CDATA section are managed

 

XSLT Editor

 

- xsl:text with inner white spaces are preserved while formatting

 

XSD Editor

 

- Enumerations are taken into account while generating an HTML documentation
- Open/close states for nodes are preserved

 

Bugs fixed

 

- CDATA lose with the filter editor
- Permanent Tooltip while editing fixed
- New font name by a preference wasn't taken into account for editing
- CheckAll action fixed

 


December, the 27 th 2010
Version : 2011
Build : 271210

 

General

 

- New Filter for editing easily any parts of a document

 

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- SQL import with ODBC access by default

- Load and use your own JDBC data driver for any relational databases

 

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- New Style library panel for managing CSS style from HTML,XSL-FO,CSS documents

 

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- New Expand Action for the editor tree popup
- CSV import option for converting column names to elements, add row numbers
- New Preference for changing the cursor color
- Text Antialiasing is enabled by default (preference application/interface/antialiasing)
- Engine Updates for inner XML libraries (XML,XSLT,XSL-FO)

 

XSD Editor

 

- New matching search for element ref, complexe and simple type from the contextual menu

 

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XSLT Editor

 

- New toolbar for managing templates

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- Copy / Cut / Paste of templates from multiple documents
- New edit action for the Data and Result file
- New clean action for the result file
- New matching search for template,apply-templates,call-template from the contextual menu

 

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XSL-FO Editor

 

- New matching search for page-sequence and master-page from the contextual menu

 

RelaxNG Editor

 

- New matching search for references and define blocks from the contextual menu

 

Bugs fixed

 

- Drag'n drop could create wrong occurence number for the snippets
- Drag'n drop of templates in the XSLT editor pane fixed

 


May, the 21 th 2010
Version : 2010 SP1
Build : 050510

 

General

- Improved user interface


- A message is displayed when assigning a relax ng schema


Text Editor

- Tooltip with xpath ( mouse + ctrl key ), list of attributes ( mouse + alt key )

 

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editix xml editor attributes


- Enter key is managed when changing a name in the element view
- New shortcuts ctrl + shift + down or up for moving to the previous or the next sibling node
- New shortcuts ctrl + page down + or page up for moving to the parent of the first child node

 

XSLT Editor

- Multiple file edition for including/importing parts
- Templates manager for attributes, inserting, moving a template

 

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- XSLT Debugger works with including/importing xslt files
- The current context XML node is automatically displayed when debugging


XML Form Editor

- "Required" property is not set automatically for cardinality > 0

Bugs fixed

- Maximized state when opening from the most recent menu
- When debugging in a visual maximized state the debugging window is shown
- Drag'n drop from the XML data source to the XSLT editor fixed
- Parsing error with particular CDATA content

 


January, the 08 th 2010
Version : 2010
Build : 020110

XML Form Designer

- Complete Designer for building Form for your XML documents
- Drag 'n drop from an XML Schema parts for building your Form
- Synthronization between the schema nodes and the form fields.
- Component library for adding special effect (label, separator...)
- Control for required fields and various constraints (multi lines...)
- XPath synchronization system

xml form designer

XML Form Editor

- Edit your favorite XML document with an XML Form
- Actions for adding and deleting sequence part
- Switch between the Form and the Source Editor

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editix form editor
form editor

Text Editor

- Location bar for navigating into the node hierarchy (go to, select, copy, cut actions popup)

editix location bar

- Current line location
- Whitespaces visibility

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Bugs fixed

- popups for Mac OS X fixed (Project panel and XSD visual editor)
- Some dialog layouts for Mac OS X fixed
- Due to wrong performance, the XHTML inner preview has been removed (system preview must be used)


EditiX XML Editor 2009

July, the 21 th 2009
Version : Service Pack 1
Build : 210709
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Project

- Relative paths (preference application/project/relativePath for disabling it)
- Drag'n Drop starts slowly avoiding moving by error a project branch
- Delete key for removing a project element
- Filter by document type (menu Popup)

editix document filter

XML Tree

- Drag'n drop of nodes takes into account auto-closed elements
- Ctrl key while dragging for duplicating the nodes
- Drag'n drop from the tree to the editor for copying a node
- Popup on a node for displaying another attribute

Editor

- Cursor location is restored after formatting
- Expression highlighting (parenthesis...)

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Interface

- "Close all except the current one" action

XSD Editor

- The attribute view is by default optional (delimiters in the border)
- The group ref view is minimized
- New export image action ( png or jpg ) in the designer
- Delete key in the visual mode is managed

XSLT Editor

- The document type (XSLT 1.0 or 2.0) is now displayed in the XSLT window

DocBook

- HTML help output is managed
- DocBook properties are available

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Bugs fixed

- XML catalog management fixed
- Couldn't parse an XML document with both a DTD and a schema
- Color of the '=' character could not be changed
- Formatting with text trimming could remove line breaks
- Couldn't add element in the visual mode for extension fixed
- Error message whenimporting a project for opened items


January, the 03 th 2009

Native XML database
- Default support for eXist, xindice, oracle berkley db xml
- Interface for plugging a new xmldb driver
- Button for running the current query document

xml database editix

File search ( Search menu )
- Search with a text/regexp and xpath expression
- Search location in a directory or a project
- Filter for document type
- Result view with files and occurences

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Common editor
- Line number with highlighting for the current node

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Schema editor
- Copy/Cut/Paste action in the visual mode

Interface
- The recent files (document and projects) are stored in the user home (so will be unchanged with new editix versions)
- Invalid recent files are in red inside the file menu
- Better preferences organization
- Alt-left/Alt-right for navigating into the selected editors

Search panels
- Enter key for running the element search
- Ctrl-Enter keys for running the XQuery search

XML
- Indent size submenu for the format action
- "Check all" action (working for XML, CSS, XQuery opened documents)
- Shortcut ctrl-T becomes ctrl-shift-A

xml menu editix

XSLT
- Assistant for available modes

Bugs fixed
- Wrong default path for the filebrowser wasn't notified
- Fix the "No stylesheet" message for DocBook transformation
- Fix the editix.tmp change message after a DocBook transformation
- Fix the Search/Replace
- Fix the Comment/Uncomment action
- Fix Diff with DTD


September, the 26 th 2008
Version : 2008, Service Pack 5


Build : 081208

Editor

- The first error is selected automatically when parsing
- Keyboard shortcuts : ctrl-shift-up and ctrl-shift-down for navigating into the errors
- "Ctrl down/up" shortcuts keyboard for selecting the next or the previous node in the text editor
- Search/Replace performance fixed

Project

- Keyboard shortcut : ctrl-shift-s for saving the current project

XSLT/XQuery

- XSLT2 validator
- Couldn't insert characters before the root node
- The XPath1 functions assistant for XSLT1 didn't display specific XSLT functions
- "Repeat the last action" works both for XSLT and XQuery
- XPath1/XPath2 functions assistant for XSLT1/XSLT2 (ctrl-space)

XML Diff

- New diff algorithm
- Export a report action
- Refresh action
- Filter actions
- Some error message weren't displayed
- A waiting message when processing is displayed

SVG

- Preview regression fixed

XSD/DTD Editor

- Drag'n drop for moving an element (table & diagram modes)
- Full schema validator
- Action for generating an XML template from the current element definition

XPath Window

- Keyboard shortcuts : ctrl-enter or ctrl-shift-enter for running
- The first result is selected automatically

CSS Editor

- Wrong properties are notified

June, the 19 th 2008
Version : Service Pack 4

News

Common :

- New XQuery Editor

xquery editor

- XML instance generated from a W3C schema or a DTD
- New CSS Editor

css editor

- Assistant for W3C Schema type boolean,dateTime,time,date,gYearMonth,gYear,gMonthDay,gDay,gMonth
- Syntax highlighting for XPath and XQuery
- W3C Schema Annotation managed for the content assistant
- A document with error is notified inside its tab

tab

Bugs fixed :

- When choosing FOP for XSLT, the result document was displayed as any texts
- Formatting error with CDATA section fixed
- When clicking on an error message, the editor didn't scroll to the bound line
- When highlighting a line from the tree, some parts were wrongly refreshed
- BOM for UTF-8 was wrongly managed
- Formatting error fixed with a document without a prolog
- Previous/Next actions didn't work sometimes
- Several content assistant problems fixed
- Starting Editix with a file path didn't work
- The schema generator throwed an error

April, the 30 th 2008
Version : Service Pack 3
Build : 300508

News

Common :

- XML Snippets : It helps you reusing XML blocks

- Use Drag'n Drop for putting a snippet into your document or Double click.
- Add your own snippet from your current document location
snippet xml
- Decide to repeat automatically some structure blocks
xml snippet
Then the result will be for 5 rows and 1 column :
xml snippet result

xml snippet

- "Previous/Next file" buttons inside the main toolbar

previous next buttons

- XML Diff proposes the current XML documents
- Multiple selections for the XPath history for deleting
- Formatting scenario with text trimming

Bugs fixed :

- Error line could not appear with JDK6
- Attributes weren't lexically ordered by the content assistant
- Multi-lines comments wrongly generated for the Schema documentation generator
- The XSLT result wasn't always loaded
- Navigator didn't open for Windows/Mac os X platforms
- XSLT parameters couldn't be removed
- Assigning an XSD schema could loose the default namespace
- Export/Import for the XPath history added empty lines
- Attribute nodes from XPath result were partially displayed
- XSD document generation didn't escape < > characters
- XSD document generation with missing some HTML parts fixed
- Fixed some assistant problems with HTML and XSL-FO
- Fixed formatting and XSLT problems

March, the 30 th 2008

News

Common :

- Better result format for the search panel, the "*" value is managed for "any elements"
- New menu inside the editor popup for displaying occurences of element and attribute
- New menu action for displaying the current element occurences (shortcut F2)

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- Performance for the pretty format improved
- Three formatting scenarios : Pretty, Pretty with explicit open/close, Unformat

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- The refactor menu item has been removed and is only available in the editor popup menu
- New "attributes to element", "attribute to element", "surround", "insert element/attribute" refactoring
- New "delete all the comments", "delete text inside an element" refactoring
- Repeat the last refactoring action (inside the editor popup menu)

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- Manuel is shown with the F1 key
- Ressource Browser (file/zip/ftp) content sorted
- Button for changing the default directory for the file browser
- Add a CSS filter when opening a text file
- W3C Schema Enumeration facet is managed for the element content
- The tab width can be changed inside the format menu

XSL-FO Editor :

- Refactoring : Rename page master name, region name

XSLT Editor :

- HTML assistant for an HTML output

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- XSL-FO assistant for an XSL-FO output

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Bugs fixed :

- Wrong path name for the file browser under Mac OS X/Linux (missing a first '/')
- Wrong path for external entity value was not notified
- Schema encoding wrongly managed for the content assistant
- The search panel could freeze when selecting a node of a closed document
- Pretty format could loose empty text part
- New project action fixed
- Tree nodes couldn't be selected by the keyboard
- XPath node selection was too little (for Mac OS X)

March, the 03 th 2008

Version : Service Pack 1
Build : 030308
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News

Common :

- Edit Office 2007 (.docx...) and Open office document (.odt...)

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zip browser

- New ZIP / FTP browser
- Edit by Drag'n drop ZIP files from your file system
- ZIP/FTP files can be added to a project and inside the previous file sub menu
- Bookmark by XPath location or Cursor location (ctrl B)

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- Actions for duplicating the previous/following sibling node

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- Open project file (*.pre) by Drag'n drop from the file system
- Default browser for Linux platforms is firefox

XSLT Editor :

- Profiler for XSLT 1.0 and 2.0

editix xslt profiler

- XSLT with an FO result document can be transformed to PDF, RTF...

editix fop

Bugs fixed :

- The "open recent menu" entries didn't memorized the editing parameters (like XML data source...)
- XML Schema W3C validation required internet access
- Uncomment action could work wrongly
- The XSLT debugger had various problems
- Errors line could be wrong when validating an XSLT or XSD documents
- When closing the introduction panel a wrong editor could be closed
- UTF-16 wrongly managed for the AUTOMATIC encoding mode
- Calling several times the templates manager worked wrongly
- Random wrong states for project actions

January, the 26 th 2008

Version : RC1
Build : 140208
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News

* Visual Schema W3C Editor

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- Visual or table mode
- Manage complexType or simpleType
- Manage namespace
- Link to external definition
- Document any parts
- Switch from text to the visual mode using the current node
- Generate a documentation from your schema
- More features

* Common :

- Better content assistant height management
- The content assistant state is stored inside the project
- The content assistant state is available inside the main toolbar

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- New document dialog improvement (double - click on a choice)
- Search/Replace dialog initialized with the text selection
- When a character cannot be displayed inside the character entity panel it is colored in gray
- A tooltip displays the current file path in the tab container
- A tooltip displays the attributes and the text inside the XML tree view

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- Schema/RelaxNG generator formats the result
- Schema generator takes into account the root namespace
- When assigning a schema to an element with a namespace the schemaLocation attribute is used
- When assigning a schema or a DTD root elements are available

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- The tag update state is available inside the main toolbar
- New templates for TEI P4 Lite, TEI P5, DITA, WSDL, XSLT with XSL-FO output
- Better visibility for the error's tooltip

editix errors tooltip

- Error popup : Copy to the clipboard or export the error list to a file

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- EditiX can reload outside modified files
- Element search panel is available for any opened documents
- Surround action lists available elements
- Surround action works on the current selection or on the current element
- Export your XML structure to java classes with a SAX handler
- Refactoring action for adding a new attribute
- EditiX version shown inside the bug reporting system
- A modified document is displayed with a "*" inside the title

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- Comment/Uncomment, Selection, Surround actions available in the toolbar and working with the current node
- Copy/Cut the current node actions

edit menu

* XPath

- Export/Import/Clean popup actions inside the history
- Tooltip with result name and value

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* Project manager

- New popup action for exporting the project content as a zip document
- New project action
- New "add all" action for all the current documents
- Drag'n drop of a directory works

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RNG Editor :

- RNG documents are validated

* XSLT Editor :

- XSLT 1.0 documents are validated
- The action for disabling the assistant has been removed from the XSLT menu as it is available in the XML menu
- Button for refreshing the XML data source
- When building XSLT document with drag and drop, relative xpath location are computed

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* XHTML Editor :

- Component preview
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Bugs fixed :

- XSLT Transformation due to errors inside the XML source didn't displayed correctly
- XML Catalog was not taken into account for transforming
- The XPath result value didn't display text for XPath 1.0
- Relative XPath 1.0 expression to the root node couldn't work
- Refactoring action could "freeze" the application
- EditiX could "freeze" for a wrong XML data source at starting
- DTD Parsing bugs fixed
- The status bar could disappear when loading a project with an XSLT editor
- A relative path was available when assigning a DTD or a schema on a new document
- Surround with CDATA section was incorrect
- Default namespace sometimes wrongly shown inside the tree
- The first export for a project could fail
- Namespace manager fixed

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