How to Use Online Help (GS 1.3)

Context-Sensitive Help

Select the menu item, or open the dialog box, for which you want help and press the "F1" key to access the context-sensitive help for that topic. (In some cases, you can press "Shift" and "F1" to access a help topic.)

Help from the Menu

The Help menu in STEP 7-Micro/WIN 32 offers the following selections:

·Contents and Index allows you to navigate this help system by means of a Contents browser (showing which books contain which topics) or a searchable index.

·What's This? provides definitions of interface elements. You can also access What's This? help by pressing the shift and F1 keys simultaneously. The cursor changes to a question mark; use it to click on the item for which you want help.

·S7-200 on the Web provides access to Siemens Internet websites for technical support and product information.

·About lists product and copyright information for STEP 7-Micro/WIN 32.

The Contents Browser

From STEP 7-Micro/WIN 32, you can bring up the Contents browser by choosing Help>Contents and Index from the menu bar.

From inside a help topic, you can bring up the Contents browser by clicking on the "Help Topics" button.

The Index

For an alphabetical listing of topic keywords, select the "Index" tab in the Contents browser.

How to Print Help

You can print topics from the Contents browser or from inside an individual topic:

·To print all of the topics in a book from the Contents browser, select the book title and use the "Print" button at the base of the browser.

·To print an individual topic from the Contents browser, select the topic title and use the "Print" button at the base of the browser.

·To print from inside an individual topic, use the "Print" button that is located above the topic title.

Note:The topics in the "Getting Started" section of Help are numbered sequentially, like sections of a manual, in order to make it easier for you to use this material in printed format.