RE: I need your help to create context-sensitive help.

Subject: RE: I need your help to create context-sensitive help.
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: "Roger Bell" <RBell -at- vcgsoftware -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 9 Nov 2007 13:37:26 -0700

Roger Bell wrote:

> We want to create help at the section or field level of an
> application.
> The programmers tell us that they only have context IDs for
> each page (business object) in the application. Since some of
> the application pages are quite large, having help for the
> whole page at once would be more than a user would want.
> (1) Is there a way to drill down help in a sub-context ID way?

I probably can't answer your question, but I'm sure the people who can
will need additional information. What kind of help? For what platform?
What kind of application? And most importantly, what's the development

The developers will have to do most of the work, because it's their code
that has to call your help. Whether they're using Java, Eclipse,
C#/.NET, Object-oriented COBOL, etc., determines how it's done (and
whether it can be).


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom


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