Using Tally.ERP 9 Local Help


Tally.ERP 9 Help file is structured in such a way that it provides easy navigation between topics and facilitates easy search.

The comprehensive Local Help covers basic and advanced operations. It is context-sensitive and extracts help on topics related to the current screen in Tally.ERP9.

To access the Local Help follow the steps shown:

The Help Options screen appears


By default the Search in field displays Local Help and press Enter to continue. As Local help is Context sensitive, based on the screen from where you have clicked on Help, information about that screen will be displayed for reference.


Tally.ERP 9 displays the Local Help result (Tally.ERP 9 Reference Manual) only when the tallyerp9ref.chm file is available in the Tally.ERP 9 folder. The tallyerp9ref.chm is the Local help source file.

If the tallyerp9ref.chm file is not available in the Tally.ERP 9 folder and if you click on H:Help button and selected Local Help as the help option, then the Application displays the message as shown


Press Y or Enter to view Tally.ERP 9 Download Center screen of Tally Solutions Website.

Select Tally.ERP 9 Reference Manual to Download


Details on How to use Local Help file

Here are some details on how to use this Local help file effectively. It is suggested to go through this topic to utilize the Local Help file effectively.

Some basics

Using the left (navigation) pane

Using tool bar buttons