VB.NET - How to combine .CHM files with Context

Asked By Henry Taylor on 19-Jun-12 06:00 PM
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[)ia6l0 iii replied to Henry Taylor on 20-Jun-12 10:13 PM
CHM files are just a collection of html web pages. 

Use Microsoft's HTML Help Workshop to create the compiled chm files. You can download a version from http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=21138. 

There is a descent set of help docs available on how to use this as well. 
http://download.microsoft.com/download/0/a/9/0a939ef6-e31c-430f-a3df-dfae7960d564/HelpDocs.zip

Hope this helps.
Vikram Singh Saini replied to Henry Taylor on 21-Jun-12 09:32 AM
Hi,

For the topic how to create .chm file the first comment is there.

For the topic how to combine .chm files with context I would recommend you to read the following two link's articles:

1. http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/17475/Context-Help-Made-Easy

The author explains all from basic to advance including handling help commands by F1 keyword.

2. http://blog.catenalogic.com/post/Easily-add-context-sensitive-help-to-your-Windows-Forms-application.aspx

This article provides links to different other site's articles discussing about implementing help with context in window application. And the author has also provided custom help file with source code. I think this link is great for use.