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                                                                                HELP BUTTON

HELP key is generally used to provide additional information about a page or logic behind a displayed result .

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When we are developing a complex dashboard with complex business functionalities and  hidden formulae , the actual meaning of some metrics or measures will not be clear to the users .

In such cases it becomes mandatory to have a HELP button near the measure displays or on a whole to display the information about a page itself .

But , how to achieve this in Xcelsius ? It is very simple! Though we do not have a direct help button , we can use the below trick to achieve it .

1. If the description about each page is not more than 100 words , then we can use a ‘On/Off button’ or a ‘Push button’ and link it to a label containing the description of the tab and display them using dynamic visibility by mouse over or mouse click  . This will minimize your effort .

2. Another method is to use a URL button and give the link of a location where functional and technical documents are stored(usually a Sharepoint ).

Hope it Helps !


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