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Help! Do you know about the built in Help program?

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#1 Haroldo


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Posted 22 January 2005 - 07:15 PM

I created a tutorial over at Calendar of Updates that describes how to use the built in Help system. Please use this link to visit.

I created this since many people seem to be unaware that most of their questions can be answered by using this tool.

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#2 Grinler


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Posted 22 January 2005 - 07:21 PM


#3 JEservices


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Posted 22 January 2005 - 07:26 PM

Very nice :thumbsup:
We are all curious like a cat. We wonder, we ask, we learn.
Please post back when a suggestion works, so that others may learn.

#4 phawgg


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Posted 22 January 2005 - 07:30 PM

:flowers: Thanks, Haroldo.

It is a fact that Help programs ...
in any application or operating system ...
make an attempt to assistant the user.

Remembering that the user typically doesn't know the first thing
about any given software.

Let alone how it might work with
any others it might happen to be
installed with (or on) as individualistic as everyone's PC quickly becomes
immediately after it's NEW.

I'd suggest reading Help menus start-to-finish from the "get-go".
Support for software is a determining factor in that program or applications
realistic value, too.

It's surprising how many freeware programs have excellent help
built-in and support forums readily available to continue
education of users when necessary.

The envy of many shareware firms, IMHO.


just to name a few.

Microsoft seems to be slowly improving its help, too.
(or else that particular vernacular is finally becoming ... comprehensible
to one such as myself ... only well versed in English, alas)

patiently patrolling, plenty of persisant pests n' problems ...

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Posted 23 January 2005 - 12:49 AM

Half the time, I find answer to poster's questions about an application right in the HELP section that is included with it. RTFH
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#6 Sy...


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Posted 09 February 2005 - 01:41 PM

Thanks Haroldo,

I never realized I had that facility.



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