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User Commands                                      answerbook2(1)


answerbook2 - online documentation system


/usr/dt/bin/answerbook2 [ -h ]


The answerbook2 utility brings up the default web browser and shows any online documentation installed in the default AnswerBook2 server. If an AnswerBook2 server has not been defined, answerbook2 checks if there is one running on the user's machine. If so, it displays that server's informa- tion. To define a default AnswerBook2 server, use the environment variable, AB2_DEFAULTSERVER. This functionality is also accessible through the Answer- Book2 option on the CDE front panel Help menu.


The following option is supported: -h Displays a usage statement.


At startup time, answerbook2 starts up the default web browser (for example, HotJava or Netscape) and displays the URL specified for the default AnswerBook2 server. If no default AnswerBook2 server is defined, it looks for http://localhost:8888.


AB2_DEFAULTSERVER Fully-qualified URL that identifies the default AnswerBook2 server to use. For example:


See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attri- butes: ____________________________________________________________ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | |_____________________________|_____________________________| | Availability | SUNWab2m | |_____________________________|_____________________________|


ab2admin(1M), ab2cd(1M), attributes(5) SunOS 5.8 Last change: 24 Feb 1998 1 User Commands answerbook2(1)


Use the online Help system to find out more about the AnswerBook2 product, once the web browser is opened and the AnswerBook2 library can be viewed. SunOS 5.8 Last change: 24 Feb 1998 2