This section outlines the key parts to this application - designed for rendering help documentation.
The breadcrumbs bar is found at the top of the app - it shows where you currently are in the hierarchy of the documentation. Clicking items on this bar provides quick access to parent pages.
Located at the top-left of the app, the search box can be used to enter
in a plain-text search term, press
Enter or the
to initiate a search.
Two pop-up boxes show the pages found with hits, and the app will navigate to the first
page hit. The first box (top left) shows the number of hits, and the up/down buttons can
be used to move between pages with hits. The second box (bottom left) provides a
scrollable list of links to all page hits, referenced by section name. All matching
words will be highlighted in the rendered document until the pop-up is closed (by
To perform a Java API search for a class or class-member, prefix the
name of the search item with a '#' character, for example:
#qualifiednamevalue. The name search is not case sensitive but the
search term must match the whole name.
Pressing the "collapse all" button (adjacent to the search button) collapes the tree-view menu.
The tree-view menu provides a collapsible hierarchical view of the Table of Contents. Nodes are expanded or collapsed by either selecting the node itself (which may change the page selection) or the adjacent arrow icon.
Page Up/Page Down
Buttons for page up/down are placed at the right edge of the application footer. Note that the
PgDn keys serve the same purpose.
This app should work with any touch-enabled device. The layout is optimised for desktop or tablet devices in landscape orientation.