This tutorial runs like a thread through the documentation of the WebAssistant - Proxy Offline Browser - Professional. With the scenarios you get a fast way into the WebAssistant. The tutorial presupposes the following basic knowledge:

For the WebAssistant - Proxy Offline Browser - Private exists no separate tutorial. Some functions of the private edition can insignificantly differ from this description is not available.


With download of the WebAssistant from one of the following sites, you get a the ZIP archive:
Includes the documentation and installation description in English.
Includes the documentation and installation description in German.

Installation and Configuration of Browser

Please, use the installation guide.
See: Installation


Please, check now the proxy configuration of your browser.

Basic Principle

You get to know the basic principle with an offline test and an online test.
See: Offline Test


Should you ever wish not to use the the WebAssistant for any particular operations, just deactivate the switched-on proxy.

You can use our ProxySwitch for it for the Browser Chrome by Google or Firefox browser (and other Mozilla programs).

You also simply can change with the key F12 in the browser Opera Classic.


According to the preceded examples you can use WebAssistant to surf on- and offline now.
See: Main Menu and Surf.

Managing of own HTML pages

Own files (HTML pages) can locally be stored in the cache archive.
See: Surf/Managing of own HTML pages

You can search for words, domains and URLs in a cache archive. Several search criterias are combined with operation AND.
See: Search

Fault Message

If a URL isn't available then you get a fault message from the WebAssistant.
See: Surf

All resources available in active archives can be marked e.g. green when surfing. So you get a fast summary, which resources already archived, and thus locally available.
See: Surf Set/Marker


You can use the marking during a retrieval with an internet search machine. Links to pages you have already read can be marked with that. Activate the Surf Set/Marks/Links/Online-Modus to this.

Marking differences

When surfing in the on-line mode newly available texts are marked e.g. blue.
See: Surf Set/Marker

Filter for Archival

These settings determine which and how resources will be archived.
See: Surf Set/Filter/Archival

Filter for Advertising

Resources not relevant to you can be filtered to avoid unnecessary costs for data transmission and memory space.
See: Surf Set/Filter/Advertising

Filter for Session

To identify users, some providers use temporary identifiers in the URL. These identifiers are eliminated.
See: Surf Set/Filter/Session


Starting from a HTML page you can mirror complete sites in an adjustable depth with this option.
See: Mirror

Update Cache Archiv

The links to pages already archived are followed up by one or several start pages. Changed pages are stored in an update archive.
See: Update

Besides the request for a URL with the browser you also can now display and navigate in the directory structure of the cache archive with the command ls.

Update WebAssistant

The check regarding a new version of the WebAssistant can be carried out automatically.
See: Options/Update