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Subject:FW: Calling Help contents from VB From:Nicholas Russon <nrusson -at- LAVASYS -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 26 Nov 1996 13:31:03 -0500
I've been asked to forward this request to the list. If you can help,
please reply to me or to rscott -at- lavasys -dot- com and I will summarize
the responses if anyone is interested.
Begin forwarded message:
>Can you post a message to the tech writers list to see if anyone has come
>across this before? Thanks. Here's the situation ...
>Built a basic Win95 help file using Microsoft Help Workshop. But when trying
>to call the help file from a VB program using the Winhelp "Help_Contents"
>command, the main window of the help file appears and displays the first help
>topic in the RTF file instead of the Contents tab. Believe it is a
>programming issue, because the help file works fine by double-clicking the
>HLP file, and if the programmer substitutes and calls another help file the
>same thing happens (no contents tab).
>Has anyone worked on help for VB apps and encountered this problem? The
>developer has checked a number of different online sources and cannot find
>any reference to this situation.
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