Using Java to call a Help topic

Subject: Using Java to call a Help topic
From: Bill Swallow <bill_swallow -at- ROCKETMAIL -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 4 May 1998 09:02:40 -0700

A client of mine has a Help file for Win 3.1. They are designing some
sort of Java interface to call various topics from multiple Help
files. The programmer is able to launch the viewer and the main topic
of the Help, though can't seem to jump right to a particulat topic.

Anyone out there know of a Java command to open the help viewer to a
topic of choice? He is currently trying it via system.runtime.exec
and would like to use the context string if possible.

Please reply off-list as I only get the digest.


Bill Swallow
bill_swallow -at- rocketmail -dot- com

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