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where mypic.bmp is the icon
WWW is the text next to the icon
Start is the name of the program used to connect to the net
http... is the parameter for the Start program
Of course you can't guarantee that the site will be there, but you could,
for example, launch Netscape without any parameters, and then it would
depend on the Netscape local settings for its home as to what happened once
If you are using Windows 3.X then I there are two ways:
1).to make your icon a jump to a predefined topic. In this topic you put the
ExecProgram macro as the footnote to start the application required.
2) to use the SHED to associate the macro with the icon image
Best of luck
Martyn Thirlway, USoft
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>Subject: Launch a WWW browser from Winhelp?
>Date: Monday, May 06, 1996 2:13PM
>I want to put an icon in a Winhelp file that the user can click to start
>their WWW browser. Has anyone done this? Could I use an .INI file to
>the browser command, and how would I do this?
>I will appreciate ANY info you can provide.
>(My apologies for posting this to TECHWR-L; I'm in a big hurry and am
>trouble subscribing to WINHLP-L.)
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