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Problem with VB.Net and Help Workshop 1.4

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I can launch the help viewer with no problem, but I want it to start on a
particular page and not the default page. According the the 1.4 docs you can
download, this should do the trick

help.showhelp(Me, "C:\directoryname\helpfilename.chm::/targetpage.htm")

starting the help viewer on targetpage.htm in the chm. But this gives me a

NotSupportedException: the given path's format is not supported.

which sounds like doesn't like the extended path syntax. The command

help.showhelp(Me, "C:\directoryname\helpfilename.chm")

works just fine, but launches the default page (as it is supposed to).

Does anyone know how to make VB accept the extended path syntax Help
Workshop wants?


Nov 21 '05 #1
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