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  • Examples of help systems
WINDEV
WindowsLinuxUniversal Windows 10 AppJavaReports and QueriesUser code (UMC)
WEBDEV
WindowsLinuxPHPWEBDEV - Browser code
WINDEV Mobile
AndroidAndroid Widget iPhone/iPadApple WatchUniversal Windows 10 AppWindows Mobile
Others
Stored procedures
Summary
The table below presents the different help systems proposed to the users in a WINDEV or WINDEV Mobile application:
Tooltip
Status bar
Help window
Advanced tooltip
Help page
HLP file (Winhelp)
Level of helpShort help (a few words)Simple help (a sentence, the time, a progress bar, ...)Help that may contain several sentences.Advanced context-sensitive help (may contain images)Advanced help (help pages, links, summary, images, ...)Advanced help (help pages, links, summary, images, ...)
Create
  • Description window of control, "Help" tab
  • Programming: ..ToolTip property
  • Description window of control, "Help" tab
  • Programming: Function Message or Property ..Message
Description window of control, "Help" tabHelp editor of WINDEV: Click on among the quick access buttons. The element creation window appears: click "Architecture" then "Help".Help editor of WINDEV: Click among the quick access buttons. The element creation window appears: click "Architecture" then "Help".Help editor of WINDEV: Click among the quick access buttons. The element creation window appears: click "Architecture" then "Help".
Start the helpAutomatically started when the control is hovered by the mouse cursor.Automatically started (the window must have a status bar).
The information specific to a control is displayed when the control has focus.
Automatically started (F1 key).Advanced tooltip on a control
  • Display the icon of context-sensitive help in the window ("Style" tab of the description window)
  • Indicate the help file associated with the window ("Help" tab of the description window)
  • Specify the number of the page to display ("Help" tab of the description window of the control)
Started by programming (WHelp)Started by programming (WHelp)
Start the context-sensitive help on a window, a controlNot intended to be used this wayNot intended to be used this wayNot intended to be used this wayContext-sensitive help page on a control:
  • Specify the number of the page to display in the description window of the control.
  • Use function WHelp and function NumHelp.
Context-sensitive help page on a control:
  • Specify the number of the page to display in the description window of the control.
  • Use WHelp and NumHelp.
Advanced tooltip on a window
Not intended to be used this way
Context-sensitive help page on a window:
Use WHelp and specify the number of the page to display.
Context-sensitive help page on a window:
Use WHelp and specify the number of the page to display.
For more detailsHelping the userHelping the userHelping the userCreating the help (CHM or HLP)Creating the help (CHM or HLP)Creating the help (CHM or HLP)
Examples of help systems
Some examples of available help systems:
  • Tooltip:
  • Status bar:
  • Help window:
  • HEX@ HLP, advanced help bubble:
  • HEX@ HLP, help page:
  • CHM file:
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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