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Getting Help

Go to the Help menu to get easy access to documentation on all of CalculationCenter's features and functions.


The Help Browser works like a search engine. You can use it to locate information on a given topic by specifying one or more keywords.

To search for information on a topic:

1. Click Help RightTriangleOpen Help Browser to access online help.

2. Click the Master Index button in the Help Browser.

3. In the text field, start typing. As you type, the first matching entry is highlighted in the columns of the Help Browser.

4. Press EnterKey. The window lists all available information in the form of hyperlinks.

5. Click a hyperlink. The Help Browser jumps to that topic and displays the information.

6. To return to the index, click Back. Click another hyperlink to see other information.

The information in the Help Browser is divided into four categories:

BulletGetting Started-an online version of this manual and sample notebooks

BulletFunctions-definitions of all built-in functions, with examples

BulletOther Information-information on menus, keyboard shortcuts and other topics

BulletMaster Index-a complete alphabetical listing of all topics in the Help Browser

You can browse the list of topics displayed in the columns under any of these categories. Click on any topic to view information about it in the Help Browser.

Here is an example of the Help entry for a built-in function. It includes:

Bullet a definition of the function

Bullet a button for opening the corresponding function controller

Bullet editable examples that you can evaluate

Bullet notes giving additional information

Bullet hyperlinks to other references in the Browser