This manual describes Plucker, an off-line HTML viewer for your Palm OS hand-held device. Plucker increase the utility of your hand-held device by letting you view web pages and any document that can be converted to HTML or text. Plucker has many advanced features including the ability to read web pages with embedded images, an advanced find function, the ability to open an e-mail form when tapping on mail-links in web documents, an impressive compression ratio for the documents and an open, documented DB format. It can also be customized for your specific needs. And not to be forgotten the source code is available for your perusal.
The general layout of this document is as follows. First we will list the necessary components you need to run Plucker, and we will give you a short introduction on how Plucker works. Then we will give detailed instructions about the installation on your system if there are any specific parts for the operating system you use. After the setup routine of Plucker we will show you how to customize Plucker to get the contents.
As a general guideline we strongly encourage you to read at least the first three chapters of this handbook. When you understand how Plucker works it is easy to set up the advanced features using the reference part of this book.