Help templates

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As is the case for screen pages, it is possible to reduce the project planning effort for help pages to a minimum by using templates. Thus, image objects to be used several times can be specified in a help template and can be used afterwards as often as needed as basic project planning for help pages.


Help templates are designed with the aid of the page editor, which can be opened from the Object explorer in the HELP TEMPLATES directory.




In the Object Explorer select the object type Help templates
using the menu Edit -New or
using the button "New object" or
using the shortcut "Ctrl + I" or
via the Context menu "New"


The dialogue HELP TEMPLATES for defining the properties of the template is displayed.





Help template name which can be selected freely


Show frame:

Applies a frame to the help page.


Assigns a screen page to a group

Screen pages can be allocated to a group. This assignment improves the clarity of the project. Furthermore sorting and copying according to groups is possible.


Arbitrary comment for information purposes.

Information regarding the page can be entered in the comment field. Comments are used for explanation purposes in SPSPlusWIN.


After having confirmed your entries by clicking "OK", the page editor with the specific settings for help templates is displayed.


On this surface, the following objects can be planned:

Kapitelseite Static image objects

Kapitelseite Output fields

Kapitelseite Text lists


If you use a template for a certain help page, the template objects are marked with a diagonal grid shown on top of the object. These objects cannot be edited within the page. If you wish to modify the objects, you always have to use the template. In this way, all pages using the template are automatically adjusted.





In the graphics class, coloured bitmaps are shown in black and white. Please bear this  SPSPlusWINconversion in mind

when selecting the bitmaps.


See also

Kapitelseite Assigning help pages

Kapitelseite Help pages

Kapitelseite Page Editor



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