MXI element summary

General elements

These elements are used in all target applications. Details are provided in [General MXI elements], where the tags are described in alphabetical order of containers.

Tag Description
author Name of the extension’s author.
dependency Extension dependency information (CS6 and higher).
description Describes what the extension does.
files Container for tags describing the files an extension installs.
license-agreement Allows a third-party developer to include a license agreement that is displayed at installation.
macromedia-extension Main container tag for extension installation file.
products Container for tags specifying an extension’s product compatibility.
ui-access Text to appear in the Extension Manager window when the extension is selected.
update Extension update information (CS5 and higher).
file-tokens Container for tags defining custom path tokens.

Product-specific elements

These tags are used only by Dreamweaver or Flash, and are ignored when an extension is installed in any other target application.

Details are provided in [Product-specific MXI elements], where the tags are described in alphabetical order of containers.

Dreamweaver-only elements

Element Description
configuration-changes
Container for elements that modify the application’s configuration. These include menus, shortcuts, server behaviors, and data sources.
data-source-changes Container for all changes to menus in the DataSources.xml file in any of the Dreamweaver CC Configuration/DataSources/document_type folders.

documenttype-changes

documenttype-insert

Container for elements that describe changes made to the MMdocumentTypes.xml file.

extensions-changes

extension-insert

Container for elements that describe changes to the Extensions.txt file, such as adding extensions that you can open in Dreamweaver.

ftp-extension-map-changes

ftp-extension-insert

Container for elements that describe changes to the FTPExtensionMap.txt on Windows or FTPExtensionMapMac.txt on Mac. This defines whether the file is downloaded or uploaded as an ASCII or binary file from Dreamweaver to an FTP server.

insertbar-changes

insertbar-insert

insertbar-item-insert

Container for elements that describe changes to be made to the insertbar.xml file and add new toolbars files

menu-insert

menu

menubar

menuitem

comment

separator

Container for elements that describe a menu or submenu to be inserted into the application’s menu.xml during installation of an extension.
server-behavior-changes Container for changes to menus in the ServerBehaviors.xml file in any of the Dreamweaver CC /Configuration/ServerBehaviors/ document_type folders.

server-format-changes

server-format-definition-changes

Container for changes to menus in the ServerFormats.xml or Formats.xml file in any of the DreamWeaver CC/ Configuration/ServerFormats/document_type folders.

shortcut-insert

shortcutlist

shortcut

Container for elements that specify keyboard shortcuts to be added to the menus.xml file.

toolbar-changes

toolbar-insert

toolbar-item-insert

Container for elements that specify changes to the tool bar.
Note:

Data-source-changes and Server-behavior-changes are deprecated features. Install Deprecated_ServerBehaviorsPanel_Support.zxp in $Dreamweaverapp \configuration\DisabledFeatures\ before using these elements.

Flash-only elements

Element

Description

toolpanel-changes

   toolpanel-item-insert

Container for elements that specify Flash tool-panel changes.

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