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Context Sensitive F1 Help with Visual Basic

Forgive my nescience with the Microsoft Help Workshop.

I understand that the context sensitive help is triggered by assigning the topic ID of the help topic in the rtf to the HelpContextID property of the form. This gets us the F1 help automatically. But my dilemma is that I do not know where to find the topic IDs. I mean as I understand, I defined the topic IDs as strings of the format IDH_BLAH while writing the RTFs. The help on Help Workshop mentioned IDs as defined in the [MAP] section. Do I put in that string value IDH_BLAH in the form's HelpContextID property or I have to fetch a numeric value that maps to the IDH_BLAH which is actually a constant? If I have to get the numeric value, where may I find the numeric value? In the .cnt file?

Sathyaish Chakravarthy
Monday, October 13, 2003


A VB list (like ) might be more helpful.


Monday, October 13, 2003

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