How to search for topics within TestArchitect
In addition to context-sensitive
, you have several options for locating the information you need in TestArchitect
's desktop help system:
- Contents tab: Provides an expandable tree-style view of the
documentation's table of contents. Click the plus sign ( + ) next to a node or
double-click the node's title to expand or contract the table of contents under that
- Index tab: Contains a categorized list of keywords organized
alphabetically. To find a term or phrase, scroll through the list or type the desired text
into the search box at the top of the page. As you type into the search box, the topics
list scrolls to that part of the list that most closely matches your text.
- Search tab: Use this tab to conduct a full-text search for your
term or phrase. To find topics containing a specified search term, type the desired text,
or search expression, into the box at the top of the page, then press
Enter or click the List Topics button. The
topics list then displays those topics that most closely match the search expression. Note
that your search expression may consist of wildcards, boolean operators and nested
expressions to specify more specific search conditions. For more information, see Full-Text Search.
After finding a topic with
, you can opt to display the TestArchitect
Help section to which the topic belongs.
This can be very helpful to find related information. Do this by clicking the
) button on the help viewer’s toolbar. This
activates the Contents
tab and highlights the topic in the topics
tree, allowing you to see exactly where the topic is situated within the documentation.
(Please note that some topics that may be encountered by means of
are not included in the table of contents; hence
has no effect. Also note that using
from the Index
tabs is not supported.)
- Favorites tab: Use this tab to maintain your own personal
collection of frequently-visited topics. While you are viewing a help topic, you can
choose to add it to your Favorites list by clicking the Favorites tab and
then clicking the Add button at the bottom of the window.