Open this wiki from Analytica

When you are running Analytica, you might want to learn about a feature or find a function you need. Here are ways to link from inside Analytica directly to a wiki page in your default web browser.

Open wiki from the Analytica Help menu

Select the User Guide, Optimizer, Tutorial, or Analytica wiki from the Analytica Help menu to open the relevant wiki page: Analytica User Guide, Optimizer, Analytica Tutorial, or the Analytica Wiki home page

Analytica wiki from Help menu.png

(In releases prior to Analytica 5.0 the first three options open corresponding PDF documents instead of the wiki. )

Use the Find dialog and select Wiki

  1. Open the Find dialog by clicking the magnifying glass icon in the toolbar, or pressing control+F.
  2. Type in search text, which could be a feature, function, or concept.
  3. Click the wiki button

It opens the wiki in a browser tab and searches for the text.

Right-click on Definition for Wiki help for a system function

For wiki help for any function in a Definition:

  1. Double-click the identifier of a function in the definition of a varaible, say, NPV, to select it.
  2. Right click to open the context menu
  3. Select Wiki help on NPV to open its wiki page with a full description and examples:
Select function name, open right-click menu, and select Wiki help

Open Object view for a function from Definition menu

From the Definition menu (if your cursor is not inside a Definition), go down the menu hierarchy and select any function or system variable: Definition menu and submenu.jpg

Selecting an option opens an Object window like this one for Factorial:

Object view for Factorial function.jpg

Click the blue link Wiki help on Factorial(...) to open its wiki page.

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