2.1.1. Online help

When you have started APM, you can display online help giving details relevant to your current situation, or navigate your way to any other page of APM online help.

F1 key

Press the F1 key on your keyboard to display help, if available, on the currently active window.

Help button

Many APM windows contain a Help button. Click this button to display help on the currently active window.

Help menu

Select Contents from the Help menu to display a Help Topics screen with Contents, Index, and Find tabs. The tab you used last is selected. Click either of the other tabs to select it instead.

Select Search from the Help menu to display the Help Topics screen with the Index tab selected.

Under Contents, click on a closed book to open it and see a list of the topics it contains. Click on an open book to close it. Select a topic and click the Display button to display online help.

Under Index, either scroll through the list of entries or start typing an entry to bring into view the index entry you want. Select an index entry and click the Display button to display online help.

Under Find, follow the instructions to search all the available online help text for any keywords you specify. The first time you undertake a Find operation a suitable database file is constructed, and is then available for any later Find operations.

Select Using Help from the Help menu to display a guide to the use of on-screen help.

Hypertext links

Most pages of online help include highlighted text that you can click on to display other relevant online help. Clicking on highlighted text underscored with a broken line displays a popup box. Clicking on highlighted text underscored with a solid line jumps to another page of help.

Browse buttons

Most pages of online help include a pair of browse buttons that enable you to step through a sequence of related help pages.

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