This FileMaker Pro plug-in enables solution developers to use interactive help tools such as help tags (tool tips), coachmarks, or roll-over effects for layout objects and controls (data fields, buttons, pictures etc.). By providing these features, 24U SimpleHelp Plug-In now allows developers to create FileMaker Pro solutions with a really intuitive user interface!
What is new in the version 4:
Help tag (tool tip) is a brief text message (help, tip, description) that appears when user moves the mouse pointer over an object or a hot rectangle.
Coachmark is a colored oval drawn around an object that needs to be brought to user's attention.
Roll-over effect is any recognizable (usually visible or audible) feedback to moving mouse pointer to/from a specific layout location.
- Full HTML can be used to define content of the tooltip
- Toltips can contain up to two buttons performing user-defined script
- Script parameter can be specified to all user-defined scripts called from SimpleHelp
- Parameters can be passed to scripts called from SimpleHelp
- Tooltips can be attached to coordinates or object names
- Coachmarks and persistent tags can be hidden after specified time
- Stability improved
- More than 3 coachmarks are now displayed properly on Windows
- Attach help tags (tool tips) to user interface elements
- Ability to provide user with visible feedback known as roll-over effect
- Display coachmarks (colored ovals) around layout objects
- Involves almost no extra work in contrary to demos, manuals or training
- Safe against status area hiding, window scrolling, text ruler, etc.
- Define help tags quickly and easily with 24U SimpleHelp Utility
- Auto Update savvy (24U Plug-In AutoInstaller included)
- FileMaker 9 native plug-in
24U SimpleHelp Plug-In saves you time and money!
By adding help tags you your solutions, you free a lot of time you would normally spend answering tech support calls. 24U SimpleHelp Utility lets you implement help tags for a complex layout in minutes, much faster than any other kind of ducumentation, such as demos, tutorials, manuals, or trainings.
24U SimpleHelp Plug-In makes your customers happy!
Users are always happy for a good user interface. Integrating help tags into your solution involves almost no additional work, but it can double the satisfaction of your customers. Help tags also increase productivity of your users as they have necessary help at their fingertips.
24U SimpleHelp Plug-In understands your solution!
Don't bother with coordinates, don't be afraid of the status area, the text ruler, or toolbars. 24U SimpleHelp Utility will locate your layout objects, so the only thing you have to do is to write your help text.
24U SimpleHelp Plug-In is easy to use!
You can learn to use this plug-in and implement help for your complex solution in the very same day. For example, integrating 26 help tags into our example with 2 layouts took us only 10 minutes!
FileMaker Pro Compatibility:
- Power Macintosh G4 with Mac OS X 10.4 or newer, and FileMaker Pro 8.5
- 1GHz PC with Microsoft Windows XP or newer, and FileMaker Pro 8.5
- Attention: 24U SimpleHelp 3.2 is not compatible with FileMaker Pro 7.0, use 24U SimpleHelp 3.1 instead.