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View Command (Edit Menu)

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Command Remarks

Allows you to view a file with a file editor.

The application used to open a file is selected by one of the following means:

You can view a file by double clicking the file. To make this the default behavior, you can select View in Tools -> Options ->General ->Double click on a file option.

Access Rights

You must have Read access right to use this command.

Dialog Box Items

If you have checked the file-level Edit And View check box  in Options->Command Dialogs tab, the Edit Or View dialog box is displayed when you perform  the View command.

View Dynamsoft SourceAnywhere Hosted's copy of this file

Gets this file copy to a temp folder and allows you to view it.

Check out this file and edit it in your working folder (option for Edit command)

Checks out this file to your working folder and allows you to edit it.

Use the system default application for this file type

Views this file by using the system default application.

Use Application

Specifies an application for viewing this file. If this text box is left blank, Dynamsoft SourceAnywhere Hosted will open files with their associated Windows application. This option is checked by default if you have specified an application for viewing and editing files in Tools -> Options -> External Programs tab ->Application for viewing and editing files.


Opens a file editor.


Cancels the View command and closes the dialog box.