About This Documentation
This User Manual contains a tutorial and explanation of the various Authentic View features to get you started. It also contains a comprehensive reference section that describes the features of the interface. It consists of the following sections:
•An introduction that describes the GUI and the Authentic Desktop environment.
•A tutorial to get you started using Authentic Desktop.
•A description of Authentic View, which is a WYSIWYG view of an XML document. Authentic View enables users to write and edit XML documents as if they were simple text documents or interactive forms. The XML markup is hidden from users, thus enabling them to concentrate on document content. Authentic View is the main view of Authentic Desktop.
•A description of Browser View, in which the XML document is transformed on the fly and presented in a browser window.
•An explanation of Altova's Global Resources feature, which enables resources to be quickly switched from one to the other.
•A Menu Command Reference that contains a description of windows and menu commands available in Authentic Desktop.