Generic document viewer

The Generic Document Viewer can display documents from any database, it supports most document formats and image formats.

Basic data

Internal name - unique string to identify this portlet. Portlet title - title of the portlet, does not have to be unique.

Auto refresh

Auto Refresh enables the portlet to refresh the data every SS:second.

Query configuration

Query Configuration enables the portlet to execute specified queries towards the chosen database connector.

  • Database connector - Select which connector that the query will execute against.

  • Your query - Text field where queries can be written

  • Data column name - Select in which column the document data is stored.

  • Mime type column name - Select in which column the mime type of the document is stored.

  • File name column -Instead of mime type column name, choose this for formats such as ".jpg, .gif, .txt".

  • Default mime type - Also an alternative if all documents share the same mime type one can define it here.

Mime types are defined in the following format: e.g "application/pdf"


Commands enables the portlet to listen for events sent by other portlets to execute specified commands. The portlet will listen to the following commands

  • onRefresh

  • onRowSelected

  • onGenericTreeNodeSelection

The portlet will listen to the following portlets Specify which portlet the commands above will trigger from. The portlets that appears will be shown with their unique internal name.

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