IE7 and No Context-Sensitive Help

Subject: IE7 and No Context-Sensitive Help
From: "Keith Hansen" <KRH -at- weiland-wfg -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2009 15:06:58 -0500

A long time ago, I experienced problems opening CS Help in IE7. The
problem was addressed on this site:

Here's what the site said:
"Known Issues Concerning Internet Explorer 7.0
No Context-Sensitive Help
Symptoms: Calling context-sensitive help in WebWorks Help 5.0 output
opens only the first page of the helpset (e.g., index.html) instead of
launching the requested topic page.
Cause: IE7 removes the "query string" from URLs calling documents on the
local file system. So, when you pass a reference like
'index.html?context=Group1&topic=MyTopic', the browser only sees
'index.html.' This does not affect server-based helpsets."

In other words, when you passed the reference, IE7 was stripping part of
the path out...

QUESTION: Was this IE7 issue ever resolved? Anyone else encounter it?
How did you deal with it?



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