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FileMaker's Help system is slow and somewhat stupid

Question asked by LSI-FileMaker-Developer on Aug 3, 2011
Latest reply on Aug 20, 2011 by RickWhitelaw


FileMaker's Help system is slow and somewhat stupid


FileMaker Pro


Advanced 11.0v3

Operating system version

Mac OS X 10.6.8

Description of the issue

I don't know if this is Apple's problem with Help in general (I think it's slow in every app), but FileMaker seems to return pretty dumb results when I try to type in pretty specific search terms (see screenshot for some examples).

Steps to reproduce the problem

Type in the exact name of a known Help Viewer document and see if it shows up in the quick list.  Maybe it will, maybe it won't.

Expected result

I expect to see the search results place the document with the exact title I typed in on top.

Actual result

It's a game of hit-and-miss.  Sometimes they show up on top, sometimes they are buried further down the list.

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear



If I click on "Show All Help Topics", sometimes the help document I want is in there.