FileMaker Pro basics > Using Help
Using Help
FileMaker Pro Help provides comprehensive, step-by-step instructions on FileMaker Pro features.
Using Help when you have an Internet connection
Choose Help menu > FileMaker Pro Help or FileMaker Pro Advanced Help. To get help, you can:
browse the Help table of contents to locate topics by subject; if you don’t see the table of contents, click Table of contents button
click buttons on the Home page for help on frequently used topics
search for particular topics by entering a topic title or a keyword in the search box
When you’re working in a dialog box, press F1 (Windows) or Command-? (OS X).
Some dialog boxes display a Help button in Windows (Windows) or Help button in OS X (OS X) button or a Learn More link, which you can click for context-sensitive help on using that dialog box.
In the Script Workspace, click a script step in the script steps pane to see a description in the Help pane. To view more information, click Help button.
Using Help offline
You can get help as you work offline, but you must be connected to the Internet to download Help.
Note  You cannot get context-sensitive help about dialog boxes when using Help offline.
1. On the Home page in Help, click Download FileMaker Pro Help.
2. If needed, extract the downloaded ZIP file.
3. Open the file, Open Help.html.
To print a Help topic:
With the Help topic displayed, click Print button, then click Print.