OutsideView Educational Series : Enterprise Mode

It is a fairly common perception that, when comparing terminal emulation software, all products are roughly identical. They all talk to the host, right?  They all offer SSL and SSH connectivity, right?  So, how much difference can there be? As it turns out, there is –...

OutsideView Educational Series : Multi-Hop SSH Tunneling

Connecting to a host system by routing, or tunneling, through a series of intermediate host connections, is a fairly common scenario in the Unix world.  In the NonStop arena, multi-hop tunneling has not been as commonly available, even though it is just as desirable....

OutsideView Educational Series : Dynamic Input Assistance

Dynamic Input Assistance – Common Questions! I am far from being the world’s greatest typist.  I make mistakes.  Is there a better way to correct command line typos than “FC”? I am not a perfect speller, either. Can you get some spell checking, on demand? I...

OutsideView Educational Series : Dynamic Toolbar Labels

OutsideView 8.1 has the ability to dynamically change toolbar labels to match the work you are doing.  This means you no longer have to remember what the function keys do, in different contexts.   If you are in Tedit, for instance, is it Shift+F3 or Shift+F4 that does...

OutsideView Educational Series : Universal Editor

How do you edit your host application code? Do you use older tools like vi or vim, or Tedit?  Or, do you use multiple, sequential steps such as: 1) download code 2) open code in separate editor 3) edit code 4) save change 5) upload file Neither method sounds like an...

OutsideView Educational Series : Keyboard Mapper

Did you know you can customize the OutsideView keyboard to work more effectively and productively for yourself or others? Would you like to press one key and get more than one character?  How would you like to press a key and get an entire phrase or command in...

OutsideView Educational Series : .NET Introduction

What is a .NET API, and what can it do for me? An API is an Application Program Interface.  Our .NET API is an interface between OutsideView and any .NET compatible language.    This has huge implications as it means events occurring inside OutsideView – or external...

OutsideView Educational Series : Context Recognition

What is Context Recognition and how can it help me? OutsideView has advanced abilities to assist users while they communicate with their host systems.  These abilities include Identity Management to reduce repetitive or redundant logins, Dynamic Input Assistance to...

OutsideView Educational Series : Session Bar and Thumbnails

The new Microsoft standard application look of tabbed windows (replacing  cascaded or tiled) works very well with OutsideView, letting you tab from session to session to session instantaneously, while continuously seeing a full-size widow.  No more having to enlarge...