Panther Online Documentation

Accessing Panther Documentation

Panther documentation is provided in HTML and/or PDF formats. You need a web browser to view the documentation pages. Adobe Acrobat Reader version 4 is required to view the PDF files.

You can access the Panther documentation the following ways:

How to install documentation on a local machine

Panther documentation is part of the product distribution CDs for both UNIX and Windows platforms.

  1. On Windows, choose the Install Documentation option when you run the installation program. The Start Menu documentation option will launch the documentation home page.
  2. On UNIX, the documentation is installed as part of the product in the docs directory.

How to install documentation on an intranet or network

  1. Copy the documentation to your HTTP server's documentation directory or to another location on your network.
  2. The URL for the home page is:

How to access documentation on the Internet

  1. Enter Prolifics's URL:
  1. Currently, click on the Panther for IBM WebSphere product page.
  2. Choose the Documentation option.

How to access documentation on the CD

In addition to the product CD, there is a documentation CD that can be accessed on a Windows machine.

  1. Place the Windows online documentation CD in your CD drive.
  2. The documentation home page automatically displays.

Viewing the Panther Documentation Web Site

When you display the documentation home page, you can access the following categories:

Searching for Information

There are different methods to use to search for information.

How to search the HTML documentation

  1. Click on the Search page.
  2. Follow the instructions for entering your search keywords.

How to search the PDF documentation

  1. Within a PDF document, use Adobe's search facilities.
  2. Use the PDF version of the Master Index to locate the book containing the desired information.