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[[Image:HelpPanel.jpg|right|thumb|The Help panel]]
 
[[Image:HelpPanel.jpg|right|thumb|The Help panel]]
Players can access the '''Help''' panel by pressing <code>F10</code> (the default [[hotkeys|hotkey]]) or by typing <code>/help</code> in the [[chat window]]. The panel contains links to web-sites containing both official and player-maintained content. Clicking on the links will open the target web-page using your default web-browser.
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Players can access the [[help panel]] by pressing <code>F10</code> (the default [[hotkeys|hotkey]]) or by typing <code>/help</code> in the [[chat window]]. The panel contains links to web-sites containing both official and player-maintained content. Clicking on the links will open the target web page using your default web browser.
   
The Help panel contains the following sections.
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The help panel contains the following sections.
   
===Online Help===
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==Panel layout==
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=== Online help ===
;Guild Wars Official Site: links to the official Guild Wars web-site.
 
;Game Manuals: links to the official game manuals for all three [[campaign]]s.
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;Guild Wars official site: links to the official Guild Wars web-site.
;Update Notes: links to the Guild Wars Update page.
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;Game manuals: links to the official game manuals for all three [[campaign]]s.
;Fan Sites: links to a list of [[fansite]]s.
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;Update notes: links to the Guild Wars Update page.
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;Fan sites: links to a list of [[fansite]]s.
   
===Community Wiki (Beta, English Only)===
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=== Community wiki ===
This section is divided into the following five sub-sections and contains links to the official Guild Wars Wiki (regardless of whether an actual wiki article exists at the target).
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This section is divided into the following sub-sections and contains links to the official Guild Wars Wiki (regardless of whether an actual wiki article exists at the target):
   
 
;Quests: lists and links all your current active [[quest]]s.
 
;Quests: lists and links all your current active [[quest]]s.
;Your Skills: links to all the skills of your primary and secondary [[profession]] and your equiped [[skill]]s.
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;Your skills: links to all the skills of your primary and secondary [[profession]] and your equiped [[skill]]s.
;Recently Encountered Skills: lists and links to the skills that you've recently encountered.
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;Recently encountered skills: lists and links to the skills that you've recently encountered.
;Recently Visited Locations: lists and links to the [[location]]s you've recently visited.
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;Recently visited locations: lists and links to the [[location]]s you've recently visited.
 
;Guilds: links to the guild page on the official Guild Wars Wiki of the [[guild]]s and [[alliance]]s in which you are a member, guest or invitee.
 
;Guilds: links to the guild page on the official Guild Wars Wiki of the [[guild]]s and [[alliance]]s in which you are a member, guest or invitee.
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;Search Wiki: searches for a phrase on the Official Guild Wars Wiki (using their equivalent of [[Special:Search|the MediaWiki search function]]).
 
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At the bottom of the panel, there is a text box that can be used to search the official Guild Wars Wiki.
   
 
==Notes==
 
==Notes==
 
*Guild Wars will minimize on clicking a link. There is a warning to this effect which allows cancelling the operation.
 
*Guild Wars will minimize on clicking a link. There is a warning to this effect which allows cancelling the operation.
*The official Guild Wars Wiki is an entirely different entity from the [[GuildWiki]], which you are now reading.
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*The official Guild Wars Wiki is an entirely different entity from GuildWiki, which you are now reading.
 
*You can also open to the main page of the official Guild Wars Wiki by typing <code>/wiki</code>.
 
*You can also open to the main page of the official Guild Wars Wiki by typing <code>/wiki</code>.
 
*Typing <code>/wiki</code> followed by a word will automacticly search for the word.
 
*Typing <code>/wiki</code> followed by a word will automacticly search for the word.
   
 
[[Category:User Interface]]
 
[[Category:User Interface]]
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Revision as of 22:16, 8 June 2007

The Help panel

Players can access the help panel by pressing F10 (the default hotkey) or by typing /help in the chat window. The panel contains links to web-sites containing both official and player-maintained content. Clicking on the links will open the target web page using your default web browser.

The help panel contains the following sections.

Panel layout

Online help

Guild Wars official site
links to the official Guild Wars web-site.
Game manuals
links to the official game manuals for all three campaigns.
Update notes
links to the Guild Wars Update page.
Fan sites
links to a list of fansites.

Community wiki

This section is divided into the following sub-sections and contains links to the official Guild Wars Wiki (regardless of whether an actual wiki article exists at the target):

Quests
lists and links all your current active quests.
Your skills
links to all the skills of your primary and secondary profession and your equiped skills.
Recently encountered skills
lists and links to the skills that you've recently encountered.
Recently visited locations
lists and links to the locations you've recently visited.
Guilds
links to the guild page on the official Guild Wars Wiki of the guilds and alliances in which you are a member, guest or invitee.

At the bottom of the panel, there is a text box that can be used to search the official Guild Wars Wiki.

Notes

  • Guild Wars will minimize on clicking a link. There is a warning to this effect which allows cancelling the operation.
  • The official Guild Wars Wiki is an entirely different entity from GuildWiki, which you are now reading.
  • You can also open to the main page of the official Guild Wars Wiki by typing /wiki.
  • Typing /wiki followed by a word will automacticly search for the word.