Netfront web server
netfront [-n servername] [-c configdir]
The netfront command starts the NetFront 3.1 server.
|You must be running Photon to use netfront.|
NetFront is a fully-featured rendering engine. It is optimized for embedded devices with a small foot-print, despite its many features and standards compliance.
NetFront v3.1 supports several Internet and wireless standards, including:
Smart-Fit Rendering renders a large web page for small-screen devices by reformatting the page in order to eliminate the horizontal scrollbar. You can switch between normal and Smart-Fit rendering dynamically.
NetFront v3.1 includes support for Public Key Cryptography Standards (PKCS) 7, 10, 11, and 12. This means a browser can use client certificates for enterprise-grade security and access control.
Netfront 3.1 supports the MARQUEE tag, an extension introduced by Internet Explorer that allows you to display HTML content in a scrolling region on the page.
Netfront allows you to specify a magnifying factor that applies to the whole page (images, text, tables, controls, and so on). You can set the magnifying factor to <100% for a better fit on small screens, or you can set the magnifying factor to >100% to get a zoom effect. Independent of this, there is a text-magnifying factor that applies only to text.
You can customize the Netfront 3.1 server through the Pt_ARG_WEB_OPTION resource of the PtWebClient widget. You can enable or disable most features at runtime, without restarting the browser.
For example, you can dynamically turn these features on or off:
For more information on these options, see the NetFront-specific options section of PtWebClient.
Netfront supports the netscape plugin API. This means that all the plugins that are available for voyager vserver run without any changes in netfront.
For more information, see http://www.access.co.jp/english/index.html.
PtWebClient in the Photon Widget Reference