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Oxygen Git Client add-on

The Git Client add-on installs a Git client in Oxygen XML Editor/Author/Developer. It contributes multiple side-views, specialized for different Git operations, the main one being named Git Staging. The Git Staging side-view is available by default only in the Editor and DITA UI perspectives.

This add-on is compatible with Oxygen XML Editor/Author/Developer version 25.0 or higher.


To install the add-on, follow these instructions:

  1. Go to Help > Install new add-ons... to open an add-on selection dialog box.
  2. Enter or paste in the Show add-ons from field.
  3. Select the Git Client add-on and click Next.
  4. Read the end-user license agreement. Then select the I accept all terms of the end-user license agreement option and click Install.
  5. Restart the application.

Result: A Git Staging view will now be available in Oxygen. If it is not visible, go to Window > Show View and select Git Staging. This view acts as a basic Git client integrated directly in Oxygen, and it provides support for committing changes to a Git repository, comparing and merging changes, resolving conflicts, and other Git commands.

The add-on can also be installed using the following alternative procedure:

  1. Go to the Releases page and download the oxygen-git-client-{version}-plugin.jar file.
  2. Unzip it inside {oXygenInstallDir}/plugins. Make sure you don't create any intermediate folders. After unzipping the archive, the file system should look like this: {oXygenInstallDir}/plugins/oxygen-git-client-{version}, and inside this folder, there should be a plugin.xmlfile.


For more information about this add-on, read the Git Client Add-on topic from Oxygen's user guide.

Copyright and License

Copyright 2023 Syncro Soft SRL.

This project is licensed under Apache License 2.0