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Record Menu: View menu: Show/Hide: Show Element definition as help hint

This option allows you to show the definition (from the RDA Registry) of an element as a 'mouse-over'; or turn off that feature if it becomes obtrusive.

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Quick Steps

While in a record or a template:

  • Choose View | Show/Hide | Show Element definition as help hint
  • Position your cursor over the element for which you wish to see a definition

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Detailed Steps

While in a record or a template:

  • Choose View | Show/Hide | Show Element definition as help hint = checked
  • Position your cursor over the element for which you wish to see a definition
  • This snap shows a record with the cursor over the element 'Preferred Title for the Work' with a mouse-over display of the RDA Registry definition of that element:

  • To turn off the mouse-over display of definitions:
    • Choose View | Show/Hide | Show Element definition as help hint = unchecked

See the following for more details about element definitions:

menu/showdefinitionashint.txt · Last modified: 2014/12/10 12:21 (external edit)
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