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Open Help File Contents

Open Help File Contents

Most programmers want their applications to look like commercial software, so they want to add their ownhelp files. How do you open the contents of a Windows help file in your application? Simply paste in thiscode, which uses Win32 API function:

 ' ---- DeclaresConst HELP_CONTENTS = &H3&' Display contentsDeclare Function WinHelp Lib "user32" _        Alias "WinHelpA" _        (ByVal hwnd As Long, _        ByVal lpHelpFile As String, _        ByVal wCommand As Long, _        ByVal dwData As Long) As Long' --- CodeSub OpenHelpFile(HelpFileName As String)        ' HelpFileName is the path of the         ' help file.        WinHelp hwnd, HelpFileName, _                HELP_CONTENTS, 0End Sub

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