This chapter is used in the following manual:
This chapter is intended for the expert users only. It includes
a detailed description of all functions, dialog boxes and special
menu buttons, and each and every parameter available.
this is only reference information. The reader does not need to have
an in-depth knowledge of these parameters to in order to use the product.
This chapter is only included in the Reference manual.
However, it plays a key role in the on-line help, as most Help buttons
are located in the dialog boxes described. Each dialog box description
must thus be directly accessible in the on-line help file when the
user clicks a Help button.
Many products provide a large amount of functions, these are normally accessed
as options and/or buttons in a menu system.
It is possible to create a Functions and dialog boxes chapter that presents all
these options in alphabetical order. However, experience has shown
that this method is unfortunate whenever a book is translated. The
options must then be completely rearranged for each language, and
that causes a lot of extra work.
is thus to present the options in the same order as they appear in
the menu system. If an option is repeated (exists on more than one
menu), link(s) are made to the first appearance of the option.
Describing functions and dialog boxes
All functions and dialog boxes are described according to a specific structure.