Getting Help and Support


Documentation is available from within the version of Microsoft Visual Studio* installed on your system. From the Help menu, choose Intel Compilers and Libraries to view the installed user and reference documentation.

Context-Sensitive Help

You can get information on certain features by using context-sensitive help.

  • Press F1 to get an overview of the active pane or window.

  • Press F1, or click the ? button in the upper-right corner of the dialog box to get help on the active dialog box.

  • Select the keyword and press F1 to get help on a language keyword within your program.

Linux* and OS X*

On both Linux* and OS X*, the documentation has limited integration in the Eclipse/CDT and Xcode. In both cases, the integrated documentation only provides details about where to find the product documentation on your local system.

Intel Software Documentation

You can find product documentation for many released products at

Product Website and Support

To find technical support information, to register your product, or to contact Intel, please visit:

At this site, you will find comprehensive product information, including:

  • Links to each product, where you will find technical information such as white papers, support, articles, and user forums

  • Links to news and events

Release Notes

For detailed information on system requirements, late changes to the products, supported architectures, operating systems, and Integrated Development Environments (IDE) see the Release Notes for this product.

For more complete information about compiler optimizations, see our Optimization Notice.