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HMRC internal manual

Collection of Student Loans Manual

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background: features of SLBS: system help

System Help provides detailed guidance on the use of functions in the Student LoansBusiness Service (SLBS). It

  • Is available when you are using any SLBS function
  • Provides specific help at each of the following levels

    • Function
    • Screen
    • Field

    And

    • Error message
  • Is context sensitive. This means, for example, if you make an error in a particular field, when you use the F1 key on the keyboard you will be presented with the help for that particular field
  • Can be accessed through both the F1 key and the on-screen [Help] button

F1 key

If the cursor is resting in an input field, pressing the F1 key on thekeyboard brings up help for that field. The Field Help provides links to each of

  • Function Help
  • Screen Help

And

  • Error Help for all messages that relate to that field

If the cursor is not resting in an input field, or there are no inputfields on the screen, pressing the F1 key on the keyboard brings up help for the screenthat you are on. The Screen Help provides links to

  • Function Help

And where there are input fields on the screen

  • Field Help
  • Error Help for all messages that relate to the screen

[Help] button

Selecting the on-screen [Help] button brings up help for the screen you are on. TheScreen Help provides links to

  • Function Help

And where there are input fields on the screen

  • Field Help
  • Error Help for all messages that relate to the screen