quick start

the document list view

When you start iSilo™ for the first time, you start in iSilo™'s
document list view. The document list view initially shows the view selection list identified by the label "Select View" at the top, providing five different views of documents you have installed on your device. Initially, the views show only files with extensions of either .pdb or .prc. Generally files in iSilo™ format have the extension .pdb, though not all files with the extension .pdb are necessarily in iSilo™ format.

Use Up and Down on the 4-way navigation key to move the cursor in the list up and down, respectively, a line at a time. Press the Action button to select the item under the cursor. Use the Back key to return to the previous listing.

The default installation of iSilo™ installs the iSilo Display Sample and iSilo Manual documents to the iSilo sub-folder within the default folder for documents on your device. To go to that sub-folder from the Select View list, first select Favorite Folders. In the Favorite Folders list, select iSilo.

To open a document for viewing move the selection cursor to the file's name, then press the Action button. When you open a document for viewing, iSilo™ transfers you to the read view.

In addition to being able to open documents for viewing, some other things you can do in the document list view include categorizing, deleting, and renaming files. This additional functionality is available in the File sub-menu of the List menu. Use the Left Soft Key to access the List menu.

For more information about the document list view, see document list view. For more information about the document types iSilo™ recognizes, see document types.

the read view

The read view presents the content of the document for viewing. When you view a given document for the first time, you start at the beginning of the document. A document may consist of one or more pages and the content of each page may either fit entirely within the bounds of the screen or if it does not, you can scroll through the page.

By default, a scroll bar appears on the right to indicate the location on the current page. Use Up and Down on the 4-way navigation key to scroll up and down, respectively, a screen at a time.

The following shows the default button action assignments, which you can modify through the button options settings:

Note: On some devices, some of the above keys may not be assignable and thus not work as listed above.

iSilo™ actually provides a number of configurable options for scrolling. See navigation for more on navigating through a document, including information on all the different ways of scrolling and jumping to different parts of a document.

more information

For step-by-step instructions on completing some common tasks, see common tasks. For reference information about the document list view and the read view, see document list view and read view, respectively.
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