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Programming Interfaces
External Program Interfaces : Providing Help for OpenEdge Applications

Providing Help for OpenEdge Applications

Online help provides users with immediate access to information as they work with a software application. OpenEdge® provides multiple ways to supply online help to applications.
This chapter explains how you can implement:
*Field-level help — Short strings of text that describe the functions of the field-level objects in your application's user interface. Field-level help includes status area messages and ToolTips.
*A complete online help system — Help files that can provide large amounts of information about your entire application.
You can use both of these help delivery mechanisms or just one, depending on the kind of information you want to provide your users.
* Field-level online help
* Online help systems