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

Rick Harrison harrison at all-auctions.com
Sun Nov 18 00:39:31 EST 2018


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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