Help System

These classes provide for all forms of online-help in your application, with three levels of detail:

  1. Tool Tips and Status Bar message - flyweight help, extremely brief, entirely integrated in the user interface, requiring little or no user interaction to invoke.
  2. What's This? - lightweight, but can be a three-paragraph explanation.
  3. Online Help - can encompass any amount of information, but is typically slower to call up, somewhat separated from the user's work, and often users feel that using online help is a digression from their real task.

QStatusBar

Horizontal bar suitable for presenting status information

QToolTip

Tool tips (balloon help) for any widget

QWhatsThis

Simple description of any widget, i.e. answering the question "What's This?"

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