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Subject:Re: Two versions of help From:Jack DeLand <adamchar -at- CHAMBER -dot- ANN-ARBOR -dot- MI -dot- US> Date:Fri, 3 May 1996 17:13:56 -0400
Win32s will do everything except the "what's This" style Help.
The app would never receive a WM_CONTEXTMENU message, thereby preventing
context-sensitive help from working.
At 02:07 PM 5/3/96 -0700, you wrote:
>At 01:51 PM 5/3/96 MST7MDT, Jean A. Pratt wrote:
>>Doc-to-Help provides a compiler choice as well. The dilemma for us
>>was to choose which way to go. The Win95 option offered some fun
>>bells and whistles but we think most of our end users may still be
>>3.1, and the Windows 3.1 help engine wouldn't run our help compiled
>>for 95, soooo....
>Theoretically, Win 3.1 will run WinHelp 4.0 if your user installs
>the set of Win32s DLLs. I haven't tried it, so don't know if the
>process has been <perfected> yet. ;-)
>sgallagher -at- expersoft -dot- com
> -- The _Guide_ is definitive.
> Reality is frequently inaccurate.
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