To open the local Help system for browsing, do the following:. Note: If you turn off tooltips, context-sensitive Help F1 for ribbon tools is also turned off. If you want context-sensitive Help to be available, use the Options dialog to set Tooltip assistance to Minimal. Default help access behavior By default, when you access Help from the software, Revit detects whether you can connect to the Internet, and automatically displays the appropriate Help.
For users who can connect to the Internet, online Help displays. Online Help can be updated and added between releases. Users can comment on topics to ask questions and to share their experiences with the Revit community. For users who cannot connect to the Internet, a locally stored copy of the Help displays. This offline version of Help is static; it is not updated between major releases, and it does not include some online-only help features, such as videos and learning paths.
See instructions below. Save changes to Revit. To specify your preferred web browser for Help In the Revit. Note: Save changes to Revit. Select the desired browser and click Set all defaults for this program. If you use Internet Explorer to display Help, the same tab remains open as you move through different Help pages.
For other browsers, a new tab opens every time the window changes. To access Help using an Internet connection In the Revit. To change the language for online Help For example, even though you installed the French version of the Revit software, you can specify that you want to access the English version of the online Help.
Note: This setting applies only to the Help that is available for online users. There's also live online events, interactive content, certification prep materials, and more.
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