New WL.NET User info kit would be helpful
Author: TheInvis
Creation Date: 8/13/2008 9:48 PM
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TheInvis

#1
I think it would be a good idea to have some document, whether a web page or an email or a pdf, that goes to each new WL.NET registrant that gives all the important information in one place:

-- Fundamental approach (for newbies)
-- Things different from previous versions (for legacy users)
-- Things that are not yet implemented in current rev. (!!!)
-- Things that are being fixed in next rev (!!!)

I kind of feel like I'm doing detective work; the more I re-familiarize myself with the system, the more things I'm finding that just don't work... or that I used to know how to do that just ain't there no mo.

I don't know which things you're aware of and which you're not, so my tendency is to report anything that seems broken.
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Eugene

#2
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-- Things different from previous versions (for legacy users)

You'll find it Quick Start > New and Noteworthy section of the User Guide.

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-- Things that are being fixed in next rev (!!!)

This information is Fidelity internal and they aren't disclosing the list to the customers as is. However you're welcome to ask here.
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TheInvis

#3
Speaking of which...

Where might I find said User Guide? Once again "I can't seem to find it on the WL.NET site"
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Eugene

#4
F1.
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TheInvis

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QUOTE:
You'll find it Quick Start > New and Noteworthy section of the User Guide.


Okay... I'm at Quick Start. Here's the entirety of the content:

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About Quick Start

The goal of Quick Start is to provide additional material that will help customers quickly get started using Wealth-Lab Pro. For more in depth detail on any of the topics covered refer to the specific topics in the Wealth-Lab User Guide, WealthScript Language Guide, or QuickRef (F11), all located within the Help menu of Wealth-Lab Pro, or on Fidelity.Com’s Active Trader download section.

Important Note: Examples of specific securities or concepts depicted in the in this Wealth-Lab Pro Quick Start and User Guides are given for illustrative purposes only and should not be used or construed as a recommendation or offer for any specific security.


So, where's the New and Noteworthy?
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Eugene

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So, where's the New and Noteworthy?

Have you hit the "+" button to expand the chapter?
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Cone

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I write the help (but not the Quick Start section), and frankly I don't remember how that information was organized in 5.0. Eugene's already looking at 5.1, where things got switched around a little.

Anyway, there is some very basic overview information about "What's New?" and "New and Noteworthy", so just do a search from the Index and I'm sure it will turn up something. However, if you're looking for detailed feature-for-feature changes, you're not going to find it. Version 5 is a completely new and redesigned product. It would have taken about 200 pages to explain the differences. You'll do much better just reviewing the content without all the fluff.