View the published book


On Premises

After you publish your content, check the outputs for appearance and accuracy.

To view the output, you and your readers need to have the correct run-time components for each output format installed on your computers.

  • To view JavaHelp output you'll need the Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE).
  • To view Oracle Help for Java output, you'll need the Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE).

To view the output for your content:

  • Select a book in the Library Explorer, right-click on the name, select View Published and select the output.

    The most recently published version of any output is listed with the date/time published.


  • Open the publishing folder and select the published file.


  • Directly after publishing, select View Output in the Publishing window.


  • Open the Publishing console and display the Pending Tab in the Jobs List. Select the profile(s) and book(s) then choose View Output in the Jobs List Toolbar.

    Note: If you have moved or deleted files from the Publishing folder, you cannot view the output until you republish.