Help Content preferences

Help topics from remote servers can be included seamlessly into the local help system. Use the command link Help > Content preference page to configure one or more remote servers from which to include content.

Button

Description

Include local help only Remote help content is not enabled.
Include remote help and give local help priority The help system will show locally installed help contents as well as help contents from the information centers specified in the table. If the same page exists both locally and on the remote information center the local page will be shown.
Include remote help and give it priority The help system will show locally installed help contents as well as help contents from the information centers specified in the table. If the same page exists both locally and on the remote information center the remote page will be shown.
New/Edit/Delete Add, edit or delete a remote data source
View Properties View the properties for this remote data source
Test Connection Tests to see if it is possible to connect to this host/port combination
Disable/Enable Allows a data source to be disabled so the help system will not try to read topics from that source.

Pressing the "New" button opens a dialog to add a new information center, these are the fields that can be entered in the Add new information center dialog. 

Option

Description

Name A name for this information center
URL Specifies the url of the information center server
Help Accessing help Help preferences
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