Software developer’s kit for information retrieval
For Microsoft® Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP
is a software developer’s kit that provides powerful technology for using
and managing electronic reference information. It lets programmers use
familiar development tools to create tailored, integrated, and
commerce-enabled information applications. The result is a valuable
opportunity for developers to profit from the growing information economy.
Folio Integrator provides
three types of opportunities for developers. It allows integration of Folio infobases with other information systems, like relational databases. It
enables a deep customization of Folio Views® for specific
business needs. Finally, it allows for modular incorporation of one or more
components of Folio technology (like the award-winning Folio search engine)
into existing applications.
Key Benefits of Folio Integrator 4.7
Folio Integrator provides the flexibility to accommodate a wide variety of development approaches and end-user requirements.
International Language support means that applications developed with Folio Integrator can be easily deployed in any of six ready-to-use language versions or be customized to accommodate other languages. Intergation with diverse data types is easy. File filters import a wide variety of doucment types, and the Filter API facilitates building additional filters.
Inherit the benefits of years of development work.
Rich features and robust
technology have made Folio Infobase Technology™ the industry standard for
electronic reference information, such as corporate manuals, professional
reference information, help-desk knowledge bases, and news archives. Folio
Integrator plug-in components help developers recombine Folio technology for
any business-critical processes.
Large volumes of text,
gigabytes in size, may be combined with an unlimited variety of graphics,
video, OLE, or user-defined objects in a secure, scalable container for
free-format information — the Folio infobase.
The Folio search functionality makes mission-critical information instantly
available to end users. Search types include natural language, relevance
ranking, wildcard searches, term-proximity, field searches, and
fast phrase searching.
invoke record-level control over who can access information, what
they can do with it, and how long they can use it. Encryption technology from RSA™ Security
protects secured information from unauthorized use.
Hierarchically organized content generates a dynamic, hyperlinked table of contents.
Integrator 4.5 is intranet-enabled, allowing Active Document applications
that run in standard browsers.
Client control APIs
- Document Control
API — provides an interface for displaying, searching, and editiing infobases containing formatting, links, tables, and objects.
Contents Control API — displays a dynamically linked, hierarchial table of contents list.
Hit List Control API — yields a list of search results from infobase queries. The hit list control provides complete flexibility in how those hits are displayed
— reveals cursor location with a hierarchical headings list.
Virtual List API — uses virtual memory techniques to display lists that would otherwise exceed the capacity of standar Windows combo or list boxes.
Query API — provides dialog boxes and functionality for four types of queries. Includes Query Dialog, Query Link Dialog, Natural Language Query Dialog and Query Template Dialog.
Query Map API — controls the well-known Folio Views interactive query tool. The query map gives the user immediate feedback on a query, even as the query is being entered.
Object Control API — provides a window for displaying various object types such as graphics, audio clips, etc., using pre-built or custom object handlers.
Additional Folio Views Client APIs
Object Handler API — allows creation of object
handlers for graphics, audio clips, animation, video clips, and many
Views Extension API —
allows developers to extend
the functionality of the Folio Views client. Extensions can also intercept
many Folio Views events permitting custom link types, menu alterations,
tab changes, customer icons, etc.
Server Extension APIs —
help an application work with diverse file formats and end-user languages and provide control over user access and security functionality.
exposes the Folio Integrator server interfaces and is the heart of the Integrator API set.
- National Language Support API — creates custom language modules for indexing and searching infobases and allows custom control of the dictionary and thesaurus.
- Rights Administrator API — provides control over who can access information, what they can do with it and how long they can use it.
- Filter API — for writing file converters between infobase format and other formats.
Folio Views 4.7
Folio Views is FAST Search & Transfer’s
flagship offline viewer, built using the same API set that Folio Integrator
delivers to application developers. Folio Views and Folio Integrator can be
used separately or together to quickly create and deploy custom information
For corporate information
systems or commercial applications, Folio Integrator gives developers an
easily used platform for building powerful and profitable information
MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:
or Windows NT®
Intel® 486 (or compatible) processor (Pentium®recommended)
16 MB of RAM for use on Windows 95/98; 24 MB of RAM for use on Windows NT/2000/XP
60 MB hard disk space for full install
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