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This guide takes you through the process of installing the Adaptor and adding 'oXygen Enabled' comparison products.

Installing the Adaptor

  1. Firstly, you need to add the Update Sites URL: In oXygen, select - Options > Preferences > Add-ons and then press Add on the dialog form. When prompted, enter the following URL

    The form should now be updated to show the new URL and should look something like that shown below, press OK to confirm and exit.

  2. Bring up the Manage add-ons dialog by selecting Help > Manage add-ons. The DeltaXML oXygen Adaptor entry should now have been added to the add-ons list on the Install/Update tab as shown below. Check the box adjacent to this entry and press Install.

  3. You will be invited to accept the license conditions and the press Continue to install. You are then asked to restart oXygen. Once oXygen restarts, DeltaXML buttons appear in the menu bar and toolbar, as shown below:

Further general instructions on the oXygen add-on setup and install process are available on the oXygen website at:

Adding a comparator

We now take you through the process of adding an 'oXygen' enabled DeltaXML comparator, using the DITA Compare 5.0 as our example.


The installation process searches for the main product Jar file in the DeltaXML product install directory you specify. Any download variant of the product can be used for this - except the .NET version.

  1. Now the oXygen Adaptor is installed, you are ready to configure it for the Dita Compare product; to start this, select
    DeltaXML > Configure Compare... from the menu bar. The following Comparison Product Confirmation form wil appear:

  2. From this form, press the Find Products button and select the installation directory as advised. The discovered version number of the product and path to the Jar are displayed as shown below, select this and then press OK. You will then be prompted to restart oXygen.

  3. Once oXygen is restarted, you should be able to use the product as described in the Running a comparison section of the Usage documentation for more details..

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