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Start process This option, which is not shown in Figure 4-6 on
page 84, allows you to start the document in a
Process information This option shows you the current workflow status of
To add your own custom functions in the drop-down box, refer to Chapter 11,
“Adding custom functions to the search results window” on page 239.
4.3 Displaying documents
In order to display a document, click the document icon in the search results
window, or select one or more documents and select Open from the drop-down
box at the top of the search results window.
Each document has an associated MIME type that is used to control how the
document should be viewed. For example, if you are viewing a Microsoft Word
document, then Word should be used to display the document. If the file is a TIFF
file, then an image viewer is used.
There are two viewers for TIFF documents included with the eClient: the basic
viewer and the applet viewer. We discuss each in the following sections.
The basic viewer is the default viewer. With this viewer, the eClient server
converts a TIFF file to a GIF file first and then sends it down to the browser. This
viewer gives you basic image manipulation functions such as change page,
zoom, scroll, and rotate.
An example of the basic viewer displaying a document is shown in Figure 4-7 on