where can I learn about macOS app Help menu Search menu item?

Pi Digital sean at pidigital.co.uk
Mon Nov 19 02:55:11 EST 2018

Here’s the link to the Apple Dev page for help view files


Once you apply this with your app it is searchable along with menu items. 

Sean Cole
Pi Digital Prod Ltd

> On 18 Nov 2018, at 05:39, Rick Harrison via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> Hi Kee,
> I found that any search term input seems to just look
> at the Mac’s HelpViewer app that is located under the
> system library core services.  I haven’t found where
> it stores it’s files yet or if I can put my own stuff in there
> somewhere.
> What I do instead of that is provide links to my
> user manual, website and feedback support email.
> I provide a search routine on my website that
> accesses my app’s user manual etc.
> If you come up with a better solution, I’m all
> eyes and ears on it!
> Rick
>> On Nov 17, 2018, at 10:11 PM, kee nethery via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> Building a macOS app and in the Help menu, the top menu item is “Search” with a search field. How do I populate the data that gets searched so that answers to questions about the app can live there? Trying to search for “search” and “Menu” is not useful.
>> Thanks,
>> Kee Nethery
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