os:openServiceDescription element

Root element of the OpenService Accelerator file.

Usage

<os:openServiceDescription
  xmlns:os = "sNamespace">
  child elements
</os:openServiceDescription>

Attributes

AttributeTypeRequiredDescription

xmlns:os

sNamespace

Yes

The URN that uniquely identifies the namespace. Must be the following:

http://www.microsoft.com/schemas/openservicedescription/1.0

The OpenService Accelerator schema.

Child elements

Element

os:activity

os:display

os:homepageUrl

Child element sequence

os:display
os:homepageUrl
os:activity

Parent elements

There are no parent elements.

Examples

The following OpenService Accelerator file describes an email service. The Accelerator is available in both document and selection contexts.


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<openServiceDescription
    xmlns="http://www.microsoft.com/schemas/openservicedescription/1.0">
  <homepageUrl>http://mail.example.com</homepageUrl>
  <display>
    <name>Send with MyMail</name>
    <icon>http://www.example.com/favicon.ico</icon>
  </display>
  <action category="send">
    <activityAction context="document">
      <execute method="get" action="https://mail.example.com/mail">
        <parameter name="subject" value="{documentTitle}" />
        <parameter name="body" value="{documentUrl}" />
      </execute>
    </activityAction>
    <activityAction context="selection">
      <execute method="get" action="https://mail.example.com/mail">
        <parameter name="subject" value="{documentTitle}" />
        <parameter name="body" value="{selection}" />
      </execute>
    </activityAction>
  </activity>
</serviceDescription>  

Element information

Minimum supported system

Windows XP with SP2
Can be emptyNo

See also

Reference
os:activityAction
os:execute
os:parameter

 

 

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