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Show the online help in a browser.

Select Help > Maya Help, or press F1.

Show the help for a window.

Select an item in the window’s Help menu.

Find a tool or menu item in the interface.

Select Help > Find Menu.

The name of the menu item and the menu and menu set it is in is returned.

Get a description of/instructions for the action under the mouse pointer.

Look in the help line.