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Open a Help File

Visual Basic 6, or VB Classic

The following is reprinted for archival purposes from Gary Beene's Information Center, with permission from Mr. Beene himself.

'1. F1 Key
'Set app.Helpfile Property and Press F1

'2. API
Declare WinHelp ...

'bring up contents of Help file
iResult = WinHelp( Me .hwnd, "c:\yourfile.hlp" )

'jump to topic (topic id=1000 in this example)
iResults = WinHelp( Me .hwnd, "c:\yourfile.hlp" , HELP_CONTEXT, 1000&)

'bring up search window
iResults = WinHelp( Me .hwnd, "c:\yourfile.hlp" , HELP_PARTIALKEY, ByVal "" )

'quit Help
iResults = WinHelp( Me .hwnd, "c:\yourfile.hlp" , HELP_QUIT, 0&)

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Posted: 2021-02-11
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Visual Basic 6


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