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Rapid GUI Programming with Python and Qt: The Definitive Guide to PyQt Programming by Mark Summerfield

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17. Online Help and Internationalization

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Users may be able to use a very simple application just by reading its menu options and button texts. Other applications may require a little more information, and in these cases tooltips and status tips are an easy-to-program solution. But some applications are so complex or sophisticated that users may need more extensive help to understand what facilities are available to them, and how to use the applications.

One solution to giving adequate information is to supply a printed manual; another is to provide a help system. Several possible ...

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