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How to include Help File in Visual Basic Project


I have created a help file of .chm extension.

Now i want to include it in my Visual Basic 6.0 Project.

Please tell me how to do it?
Apr 8 '06 #1
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If you just want to show the file with Windows default program for the help file you could do something like th following.

This code snippet came from: http://www.thescarms.com/

In the general section for your form:
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  2. Private Declare Function ShellExecute Lib "shell32.dll" Alias "ShellExecuteA" _
  3. (ByVal hwnd As Long, ByVal lpOperation As String, ByVal lpFile As String, _
  4. ByVal lpParameters As String, ByVal lpDirectory As String, _
  5. ByVal nShowCmd As Long) As Long
  7. Const SW_SHOWNORMAL = 1
In a click event:

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  1. Call ShellExecute(Me.hwnd, "open", "C:\PathToHelpFile\HelpFile.chm", "", 0, SW_SHOWNORMAL)
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