View Documents

(Available for the IDOL View component and IDOL Proxy.)

The View page in the Control menu allows you to convert documents into HTML to display in a web browser. The View action performs the conversion. For more information about the View action, see the IDOL Server Administration Guide.

To view a document in your web browser

  1. Type the document reference into the text box. The reference can be:
  2. If your document references have a common format, you can configure a standard prefix in the IDOL configuration file to add to each document reference. If you select the Use reference prefix check box, IDOL Admin adds this prefix to the View action automatically.

    For more information on using the ReferencePrefix and UseReferencePrefix parameters, see the IDOL Server Reference.

  3. Click View.

    The document opens in your web browser.