DITA Authoring with oXygen XML Author

Who should attend this course?

The course is mainly aimed at experienced DITA users who want to learn how to work with oXygen XML Author.  The course can be extended to include a day’s introductory DITA refresher course, but we ask that participants have previous DITA experience, either from Mekon’s introductory course, training from another provider or from workplace experience.

Duration 2 days + 1 day optional DITA refresher course
Price Call for details
Location Mekon House, Sutton, London, SM1 1JN, UK, or at your premises.


The course will boost your authoring productivity by giving you a thorough understanding of oXygen XML Author’s capabilities.

Length of course

2 days + 1 day optional DITA refresher course

Course outline

  • Organising the workspace
  • Creating and editing topics and maps
  • Editing topic attributes
  • Validation and troubleshooting
  • Spell-check and search
  • Information types
  • Working with lists
  • Working with tables
  • Projects and folder structures
  • Authoring shortcuts
  • Re-usable content
  • Conditions/Profiling
  • Working with images
  • Cross-references
  • Publishing content
  • Reviewing Content
  • Metadata

Custom training

If you have specific training needs, we can tailor a course that suits your requirements. We have designed training courses for customers using DITA in a production environment to help them get the most out of DITA. A custom course is useful if you need to:

  • Help new team members learn DITA in the context of your particular content model
  • Improve reuse and authoring productivity
  • Promote good practice

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