Questions tagged [documentation-viewer]

Use this tag to request recommendations for software which can view, but not alter, files of a given format.

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Good software for technical documentation?

I would like to create some technical documentation. My requirements are that: I can run it on a server as a website. It is editable as some sort of markdown and editable by a fairly non-technical ...
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PDF viewer with multiple groups of files in multiple windows

I have a problem viewing / searching of a multitude of PDF files, like absence of a viewer with multiple groups of files. I usually use Foxit Reader, which is excellent; it can remember and reopen ...
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static site generation platform for huge amounts of documentation

At our company we have deployed several static file generators like sphinx, docfx or docusaurus. They are used by different departments and the goal is to get all on one platform. We've tried to ...
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What software or plugin can I use to get instant access to the Oracle documentation from Jetbrains IDE?

When I write Java or JavaScript, I sometimes need to access the specification of a function. I appreciate the fact that I don't have to switch to another program and that I can read it directly in the ...
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Minimal Android PDF Viewer with Quick Search Capability and Access to Bookmarks

I do not want to edit the PDF or the bookmarks. I want the application to be able to quickly search the document i.e. in less than 5 seconds. I will be using it to search through textbooks. Asking for ...
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Analyse hardware documentation and output human readable report

I need to make custom hardware documentation available for laymen to read. I'm working with decades old hardware that comes with a custom documentation system. So eg. different systems will have ...
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Distribute brochures to sales force

I am looking for a solution to distribute product brochures in about 26 languages to members of the world-wide sales force. I wrote an application around 15 years ago but this is in desperate need of ...
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Good documentation reader for finding references quickly

While I do programming, I need to search for references. I want a free (and maybe open-source) software to do that for me. It should also be compatible with Linux. As most softwares and libraries use ...
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Integrate a document viewer in my website like Firmroom

I am working on a website with Vanilla Js and PHP, where one user can upload files of format (pdf, doc, ppt, excel) and share with others but others can only view file in the website only instead of ...
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Android libraries for Previewing Office document file formats

I'm looking for a library that I can use to preview doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, pptx etc. file formats inside my Android application. Using intents is unsuitable for my particular application and it ...
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Open source program for documentation network and assets in company

I'm looking for the open source, web program for networks and assets documentation in my company. Which can help with visualization like Visio but working on the web interface. I mean - my employees ...
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FTP Browser (with content viewer) Android App

I have readyshare on my netgear router, and need an android app to view the files on readyshare. I know about some file explorers (ES Explorer, etc) and they are not free apps for the FTP access. I'm ...
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PDF to flipbook for website

I'm looking for a solution to make a PDF into a flipbook/pageflip like this http://fliphtml5.com/jvnr/uxpk for example. I think these broadly fall into two categories, hosted services like fliphtml5....
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Suggestions for Android File Viewer - looping through a directory

Looking for a file viewer that could be pointed a shared directory with a list of files and have those files automatically shown for x seconds before loading the next file. Reason - looking for a way ...
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Good way to host private html documentation?

I have a project written in Typescript, following doc-style comment rules. I use TypeDoc to generate documentation, which outputs a bunch of html files. I need a good way to host these files so that ...
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Software for documenting the relationship between various objects of a software project (Software Architecture)

It's my first question on this forum so my title and question may not be structured properly. We are about to recreate a software project, for optimization, that the development team has already done ...
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I need a good open source and still maintained C/C++ library that can Read/Write (process) .docx and .xlsx files

As the title says, and sine I am a C++ developer (and mainly using wxWidgets as a toolkit) my purpose for it is to provide an editable reporting application. I will give the users a sample templates ...
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HTML viewer for massive files

We ran a 16 hour regression test last night, which generated its output in HTML. One colleague has an HTML file which he says no browser can open, presumably because it is so large (they are all just ...
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Document viewer like ViewerJS, that can embed an <iframe> in an html page, but for postscript files

I'd like to display postscript files within <iframe>'s on my html pages, pretty much exactly like I'm already doing for pdf files using https://viewerjs.org/ with a tag something like   &...
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How can I Present Two Documents Side-By-Side to a Client with One Scrollable View?

What application could I use to easily display side-by-side pages/documents/columns that scroll in lock-step so a client can easily review two columns of documentation information in parallel? This ...
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View multiple PDF side by side

I have a feeling that I just had a milion dollar idea, a PDF viewer which allows viewing multiple PDF files at the same time, side by side. Like this: Or that thing already exist? I mean one app (...
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Any light software to view doc, docx and ppt with easy on Win10?

MS Office, LibreOffice are too heavy and require a few moments to launch. Is there any program starting and responding very quickly?
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What should we use for online documentation browsing?

I'm the project lead of a small Linux distribution and we are writing our user documentation in DocBook (XML). I'd like to host the documentation on a Web server somewhere, so people can refer to the ...
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Software wiki framework that jupyter's doc uses?

I'm looking at the jupyter platform docs https://jupyter-notebook.readthedocs.io/en/latest/ looks like this I've seen this platform many times What is it called? It looks similar to jekyll ...
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Solution for self-hosted technical documentation?

I am looking for open-source software that I can use to store technical documentation for various projects and which can be hosted on my home server. Preferably it would have a web UI and could be ...
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Are there any online services for software documentation with full UML-Support?

I'm looking for a service to bring the opensource-software documentation of my current project online. Therefor I have the following requirements: must handle user authentication (for sure everyone ...
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Hosting of user manuals

I am looking for an online service for composing and hosting software user manuals, with the following features: Cloud-based (public host), reliable for long term hosting Supports multiple documents ...
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Browse already downloaded offline websites

I downloaded a website on my computer and transferred it to my Nexus 7 tablet (4.4.4 Omni ROM), but am unable to find an app that can browse it properly. The website I'd like to browse is the Android ...
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Looking for popup cheat sheet for windows

I am a web developer - and I also work with the windows command line; bash command line; and several advanced digital audio workstations, as wells as graphic design software. I'm only saying this to ...
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Project documentation repository

When preparing a development webtools server (Sonar, Redmine, Jenkins...) a need arose to prepare a storage solution for documentation alongside these tools. While in ideal world we would store ...
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Firefox extension to properly handle PDF files on websites with programming errors

Very often, websites are not programmed correctly. On these sites, when the user clicks on a PDF file, Firefox does not offer to display it in the user-specified PDF viewer. Usually, this is due to ...
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FLOSS PDF reader conforming to ISO-32000-1

What free software PDF readers claim they support ISO-32000-1? How many actually support it, including e.g. JPEG 2000 compression? (Can someone link a test case?) I'm interested mainly in answering ...
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Software for accessing documentations offline

What are some nice gratis software for viewing programming documentation offline(preferably in Mac)? An example documentation: Python3
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Non-linear editor for design spec documents

My design team has been using Microsoft Word via Sharepoint to deliver UX specs to our developers. Our documents include a section for: final visuals, content, wireframes, interaction notes, and ...
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Microsoft office viewer on Linux

I am working in a big non-private hospital where we want to convert to open-source starting with office/productivity software and then installing Linux. Microsoft is all over and even if we could ...
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Help template framework for a java web application?

Javahelp is quite outdated. Oracle help needs ADF platform & Weblogic server. I would need to know if there are any other help template framework to create help system something like IBM ...
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Searchable Documentations

I was just put in charge of our department's documentations. It is a mess right now (300+). We have documentations for every in-house tools created with Microsoft Office (MSWord, Excel and Access) ...
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Open source .NET or Mono based library to read cbz/cbr files

Can anyone suggest an open source library which can be used in a cross-platform project (targeting Xamarin Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Windows (desktop GTK project)) to read .cbz or .cbr files? I ...
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C++ code documentation generation tool

I want to automatically generate HTML documents for C++ code and have used Doxygen in the past, but if I, for example, look at the NVIDIA CUDA documentation, there must be better tools ;-) Does ...
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XPS to PDF converter for Chromebook

I have a large number of documents (over 1,000) in XPS format to which I need access from a Chromebook. Rather than trying to find a PC and batch converting them to PDF, It would be much more ...
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Viewer for GNU TexInfo documentation, like `info ls`

The viewer for the most detailed documentation of the GNU tools, info, is not very comfortable for someone not used to emacs. There seem to be various other viewers available, some specialized info ...
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