Chapter 3. Getting Help

This chapter describes the online documentation available for NQE and describes where to find troubleshooting information.

See the NQE Release Overview, publication RO-5237, for release-specific information.

Online Documentation

Online documentation consists of the following:

  • Online publications

  • Online man pages

  • NQE GUI help

Online Publications

NQE publications are as follows:

  • Introducing NQE, publication IN-2153 (this publication)

  • NQE User's Guide, publication SG-2148

  • NQE Administration, publication SG-2150

  • NQE Installation, publication SG-5236

  • NQE Release Overview, publication RO-5237

All NQE publications are available online through the following sources:

  • Cray Research Online Software Publications Library, which is an information delivery system that is delivered on the World Wide Web. The Cray Research Online Software Publications Library is available publicly at the following URL:

    http://www.cray.com/swpubs/

  • Silicon Graphics Technical Publications Library, which is an information delivery system that is delivered on the World Wide Web. The Silicon Graphics Technical Publications Library is available publicly at the following URL:

    http://techpubs.sgi.com/library/

  • Cray DynaWeb server application, which is included on a CD-ROM with the NQE release package. The Cray DynaWeb server application lets you view documents online by using a World Wide Web (WWW) browser such as Netscape or Mosaic. To access the Cray DynaWeb server, see your Cray Research system administrator for the local URL.

  • PostScript files, which are provided on the Cray DynaWeb CD-ROM that is included with the NQE release package. PostScript files are also available through anonymous FTP at:

    ftp://ftp.cray.com/pub/nqe/nqexx

Online Man Pages

The man command provides online help on all NQE commands. To view a man page online, type man commandname. You must ensure that your MANPATH is set properly, as described in “Setting Environment Variables” in Chapter 2. For a list of the NQE user man pages, see “Command Line Interface” in Chapter 2.

NQE GUI Help Function

The NQE GUI help function provides context sensitive help. It also lets you view the nqe(1) man page and lets you view information on how to access the NQE User's Guide, publication SG-2148, online.

NQE Troubleshooting

If you have problems as you start to use NQE, see the NQE User's Guide, publication SG-2148, for possible actions you can take.