Re: Calling WinHelp from a browser based app

Subject: Re: Calling WinHelp from a browser based app
From: "Wing, Michael J" <mjwing -at- INGR -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 19 May 1999 13:26:53 -0500

In IE 4.0 or higher, the following works:

<a href="javascript:DoHelp('MyHelpFile.hlp',100,false)">Press me for help
</a>

<Script Language="VBS">

'Subroutine to display help

Sub DoHelp(File, Context, Pop)
If Pop Then
window.showhelp file, Context, "popup"
Else
window.showhelp file, Context
End If
End Sub
</Script>


Mike

Michael Wing (mailto:mjwing -at- ingr -dot- com)
Staff Writer/ Web Applications Developer
Intergraph Corporation; Huntsville, Alabama
http://maps.intergraph.com


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Suzette Seveny [SMTP:sseveny -at- PETVALU -dot- COM]
> Sent: Monday, May 17, 1999 12:03 PM
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Calling WinHelp from a browser based app
>
> Does anybody know if it is possible to call a WinHelp file from a browser
> based
> application? Has anyone done this? Should I be thinking of HTMLHelp?
>
> All of our applications are going to be browser-based. I have three such
> apps
> at the moment, and now we are wondering about the help files. Any
> assistance
> anyone can give me would be very much appreciated.
>
> Suzette Seveny
> Markham, Ontario, Canada
> sseveny -at- petvalu -dot- com or suzette -at- yesic -dot- com
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