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I think that in order for Affinity to make significant inroads into education, the help function should receive a significant overhaul. I speak from experience: many years teaching Photoshop in Universities and schools. I also was involved in the development of the help function of a well known app (NDA... sorry no details). 

 

Specifically, I believe that the help for specific tools should be brought much closer to the tool. Good examples in this regard are Maya and Nuke. Both of these place the help function directly in the tool... a link which takes the user directly to the relevant page of the help manual (in a browser). Also worth a mention is MODO's 'Activate Help' feature. By activating this, each menu item turns into a link... to the help page for that item. 

 

 

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A context sensitive help button on the context toolbar is something I could get behind.

 

Active Help could be possible too.

 

Your experience in teaching is clearly helpful in understanding user experience.

 

A very good suggestion, thank you.


Patrick Connor
Serif Europe Ltd

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