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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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With an easy-to-use design and a built-in help system for easier information acquisition, the meter also provides a convenient and flexible platform for an engineer's common measurement needs.
The new MindTouch cloud-based software includes a Web-based self-service help center, an in-product contextual help system and seamless integration with CRM and case management software.
The collaboration will help system integrators and site owners to retrieve string-level data collected by Ampt converters for improved performance verification and trouble-shooting within large-scale PV systems.
We used to have a generally proper home help system, run by local councils.
Features include remote monitoring of real-time system performance, automated calibration and quality control, continual monitoring of onboard inventory, customizable QC and calibration auto-acceptance parameters, autoverification of results performed according to user-programmable rules, automatic repeat of panic values, and an onboard help system.
The new version of Bluehill also has a revamped help system that includes: user-assisted text providing immediate assistance on every method page; navigation assistance for method development and editing; calculation animations; and examples of commonly performed procedures that are included in the reference help.
In order to design a usable help system it is necessary to understand what lead users to use help.
Drawing on the authors' analyses of data from two large postsecondary systems, this report aims to help system and campus leaders use their data to: (1) deepen their understanding of what really aids student success; and (2) produce a set of timely, "on track" indicators that can rapidly gauge the impact of efforts to produce change.
These devices, intended for deployment in customer premises and service provider central offices, can help system providers and carriers deploy FttP (Fibre to the premise) betworks cost effectively while helping to satisfy consumer demand for high bandwidth voice, data and video services.
This guide will help system administrators and architects employ virtualization for security.
Its features include a project environment that links data sheets, plot windows and report windows together, user-defined macro, real-time plotting, support for Access data format, a dialog box help system, Poisson regression, and over 100 predefined fitting models.
Additional features include a context-sensitive online help system; synchronized temperature control and monitoring; integration with the 8800 controller, offering one millisecond block transfer times, and real-time data reduction tools.