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Registered: ‎06-17-2009
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Creating Help files


i want to creat help files for my java application.

At the first plcae i want to create a help like the oneshown in blackberry.

But if its not possible at all or too complicated then iwould like to show it in browser. I was able to show it in the browser but the links don't work.


Any help would be appreciated.



Posts: 91
Registered: ‎02-04-2009
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Re: Creating Help files

I use browser-based help for my application.  I have a bunch of HTML files included as resources in my module.  I use something similar to the following code to load the index page:




 In index.html, I can link to the other pages with relative URLs:




<title>My Help</title>



<h1>My Help</h1>

<p>Click <a href="more.html">here</a> for more.</p>




Hope that helps.
Posts: 432
Registered: ‎02-23-2009
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Re: Creating Help files

You can show help in your app just like default blackberry help. Make new help screen and push this screen thru any button or menu option. place all the text (help content) on this screen.


And if you want to show it on Browser then you save the .html file in your app resources as suggested in above post OR you can just pass a URL (your Help webpage) to browserby this way you will not need to increase your resource size.


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Deepesh Gupta
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Re: Creating Help files

hi, am new to bb.am also having the same problem.

i also want to create help file for our application.

i used getDefaultSession(),  it worked fine.but we dnt get the menu items tat one cam view in builtin help menu..

we dnt have find, next etc...


so am using browserFieldDemo. but am getting no stack trace.

pls help me for this.