Using online Help

InfoMaker has online Help that provides both reference and task-oriented information.

How to access Help

You can get Help in any of the ways listed in the following table.


What it does

Use the Help menu on the menu bar

Displays the Help contents, the What's New in InfoMaker Help, or Help for the current painter.

In a wizard, click the Help button [?] in the upper right corner of the window

The pointer displays with a question mark so that you can get context-sensitive Help. Point and click in a field you need Help on.

In a wizard, press F1

Context-sensitive Help for the current field displays.

In the Properties view in the Report painter, select Help from the pop-up menu on any tab page

Displays a Help topic from which you can get Help on the properties, events, and functions for the object or control whose properties are displaying in the Properties view.

Add a Help button to the PowerBar and use it

Displays the Help contents.

Press F1

Displays the Help contents.

Click the Help button in a dialog box

Displays information about that dialog box.

Learning to use online Help

To get information on using Help, press F1 anywhere within online Help.

Using the pop-up menu

InfoMaker online Help provides a pop-up menu with shortcuts to features available on the Help menu bar. To display the pop-up menu in online Help, click the right mouse button