The User Interface
Contextual Help provides you with immediate assistance without having to leave the context in which you are working. It provides information about a particular object and its context. It answers questions such as "What is this?", "Why would I use it?" and "How do I use it?"
IMU implements contextual help in three ways:
This method of contextual help provides information about particular objects. It provides answers to questions such as "What is this?" and "Why would I use it?". In order to request context-sensitive help, either
Hints are informative messages that are displayed after resting the mouse on an object for a few seconds. For example, if you rest your mouse on the Delimiter group, a hint similar to the following will be displayed
Online Help Documentation
At the bottom of the Mapping page you will notice one of two help buttons: either an HTML Help Button or a WinHelp Help Button. Although each of these buttons displays the same online help, the one you see will depend upon your operating system.
HTML Help Button:
The current generation of Microsoft help systems is known as HTML Help. It uses the Internet Explorer browser engine, with a special ActiveX control to provide extra capabilities to HTML pages. If your operating system supports HTML help, the HTML Help Button will be displayed.