The Help window displays help on using AnyLogic. If you are reading this document, you've probably found this window already. You can open the window from the main menu by selecting Help > AnyLogic Help. The first view shown in the window is called Contents. This view displays the table of contents for the product documentation. Click one of the links to expand the navigation tree with a set of documentation.
This is what the Help
window looks like, when using embedded browser:
The Help window appears in a window with two panes: the Navigation pane on the left and the Topic pane on the right. The toolbar at the top of the window contains buttons for browsing topics of your help system.Browse topics in the Contents frame on the left. Click on a topic to have it displayed. Use the Back and Forward buttons to navigate within the history of viewed topics.
To quickly locate topics on a particular subject in the documentation, enter a query in the Search field. Use the Search frame to display the Search view. You can narrow the scope of your search by selecting only the sections you are interested in.
The Navigation pane contains four pages:
Table of Contents (Bookshelf)
This list contains all the available sets of information (or books). Click a book to see its topics tree.
This tab displays an outline of the available Help topics for the selected book.
Search Results Tab
If you run a search of the documentation, the results list will be displayed on this tab.
This list displays topics that were bookmarked using Bookmark Document button.
The Topic pane displays the selected help topic, or the default help topic.
Type a search query in the field and click Go. Click Advanced Search to enter a longer query or to filter the results by available books.
Click the link to change the documentation set to be searched.
Click this button to return to the previously displayed page.
You can use this button if you have just used the Go Back button. Click it to display a previously displayed page.
Refresh / Show Current Topic and Show in Table of Contents
Click one of these buttons to match the navigation tree up to the topic currently shown in the content frame.
This button adds the currently displayed document to the Bookmarks view.
This command prints the currently displayed topic.
Maximize and Restore
The Maximize buttons cause navigation or content frame to be maximized. When a frame is maximized the Restore button becomes available. Use it to restore the frame to its original size.
To print a topic from the Help window:
You can now print multiple topics in the help window with a single action. The new print drop-down button above the table of contents allows you to print a complete topic sub-tree at any level, and will automatically generate a table of contents in the printed document.
To make things easy to follow, there are a number of formatting conventions and images used throughout the book:
"How to" scenario.
Reference to another help topic.
– The feature is available in AnyLogic Professional edition and AnyLogic University Researcher only.