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help system

Software that provides assistance with a hardware device or with software. Help systems for Windows and the Mac have typically followed a common standard and used the same format (see Windows help system), while auxiliary help systems such as the Wizards in Windows provide alternate methods, the latter taking you through a step-by-step solution (see wizard). Today, many applications default to the Web and use HTML pages as their documentation. The Web affords a convenient way to keep documentation up-to-date for everyone. See online help and RTFM.
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Also, you need to know how to use the help system, fairly straightforward when there is a function key or menu choice set aside for help, but not all systems make it quite that obvious.
5 development platform is the first application to integrate a desktop help system with a context-sensitive wiki.
The new release includes a completely redesigned Web Help system format that makes it possible for technical writers to fully customize an entire help system, and also includes other significant improvements to the built-in Search capability, Index tool, user interface, and different behavior options.
Highly integrated, compact solutions to help system designers solve their miniaturization, convergence and power-efficiency challenges in space-constrained, ultra-portable applications.
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Accessing information through online help takes you away from the task at hand Consider the general process you've used to find information in an online help system.
The Windows(R)-based and Web-based user interfaces have been improved to help system administrators easily manage networks of any size, from small Local Area Networks (LANs) to large installations with thousands of sensors.