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?"
Account Ability implements contextual help in a variety of 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?". To request context-sensitive help for a specific object, depress the F1 key while focused on the object.
Hints are informative messages that are displayed after resting the mouse on an object for a few seconds.
You can customize the appearance of hints using the Desktop selection on the Preferences menu.
The Help Topics selection on the Help menu includes an in depth interactive HTML user manual. HTML help is also available in PDF (portable document format). See the User Manuals & IRS Instructions selection on the Help menu.
A dialog is a child window that must be closed before you can continue to operate a specific application. Most dialogs created by Account Ability contain a help button,
which, when clicked, displays a help topic specific to the dialog.