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I have a large single webpage (actually a schedule with hyperlinks) that is HTML.  I have the web browser that came with my T5, but it loads about half the file (5 megabytes), then crashes and burns.  Is there an HTML viewer for the T5 that is reliable?  I don't want to connect to the web, I just want to view this web file.
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It sounds like your current HTML viewer + 5Mb HTML schedule is totalling to more than the available data cache... and therefore it is not the 'HTML viewer' at fault but the limitation of the 10MB RAM data cache (see quote below).


The Tungsten T5 and Treo 650 - Integrated FLASH Memory and What it Means to You

"A Tungsten T5 with 55MB free can get an out of memory error before a Tungsten T3 with 12 megabytes free if an application tries to open up 12 megabytes worth of databases all at once. In general, the 10MB RAM data cache should be more than enough for most uses, but for hugely memory-intensive applications, the 55MB of memory that appears to be free could be misleading."

URL: http://www.red-mercury.com/nvfs.html

As the simpliest solution: is it possible to reduce the size of your HTML (cheeky - I know) or split it somehow: into days, months, years etc


palmOne Responds to Flash Memory Issue

palmOne has released a statement regarding the NVFS Flash memory predicament. In short, the company acknowledges the situation and says they will work on a update solution for the Tungsten T5 and Treo 650 to recapture memory-space and will offer a free 128MB SD card upon request.
URL: http://www.palminfocenter.com/view_story.asp?ID=7327


palmOne NVFS Flash Memory Controversy

User reports and discussions on this topic have been raised on a number of websites lately including, Slashdot, myTreo.net, Treonauts and the Treo message boards. PalmInfocenter has confirmed that files stored on the Tungsten T5, do consume a larger percentage more in internal RAM storage, than they do on non-NVFS handhelds.
URL: http://www.palminfocenter.com/view_story.asp?ID=7308
Tunsgten T5 - NVFS architecture specs:

NAND Flash (Total Size = 256 MB)
Boot Code (< 1 MB)
Compressed ROM (14 MB)
User Data or Storage Heap (64 MB)
Internal Volume (178 MB)

RAM (Total Size = 32MB)
Decompressed Rom (16 MB)
DB Cache Area (10 MB)
Dynamic Heap (6 MB)

How to check yourself:
Isilo (tools->system info)
Little John for Palm OS (in main window it shows free heap)
Palm Insider (tools-> system information)

URL: http://www.palminfocenter.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=27029&highlight=t5+data+cache
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LEECHIPTURNERAuthor Commented:
I have a 512meg SD card installed and only about 12 meg of applications.  Can you recommend a good html viewer?  Perhaps I can trim my calendar (not good for a project manager, but you do what you have to).  
Reqwireless WebViewer (Tungsten T5)

Reqwireless WebViewer is a fast HTML Web browser for Java-enabled (J2ME) mobile devices. WebViewer gives you access to the same Web content on your Java-capable cellphone or PDA that you get with any desktop browser. WebViewer is not a WAP browser; it's an HTML browser. Reqwireless WebViewer is the fastest, smallest microbrowser available. (Why?) It's designed to work on any device supporting MIDP 1.0. All this in just 51Kb!

URL: http://www.reqwireless.com/webviewer.html
LEECHIPTURNERAuthor Commented:
Excellent!  This is what I want.  Just downloaded it.  Question, it wants a URL.  But, I want to view the HTML file that is on my SD card in the T5.  How do I redirect Reqwireless Webviewer to the file on the T5 and not a URL?
Enter: file:///somedir/filename.html

Where somedir is a dicrectory (omit 'somedir/' if directory not present), also check the file extension probably either: .html or .htm

Happy browsing ... :-))


(Its 04:00am - so I'm wearing my shades)
.. or failing that try: file://card1/somedir/filename.html

Where card1 is the SD card - and the rest as above...

argg ... even I'm confused now (must sleep)

LEECHIPTURNERAuthor Commented:
Gotcha!  I haven't come up with the right path name yet, but I get the idea.  I'll experiment until I hit on the right combination.

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