Integrating User Help in Windows Forms
An essential, but often overlooked, aspect of building Windows-based applications is the Help system, as this is where users turn for assistance in times of confusion. Windows Forms support two different types of Help, each provided by the. The first involves pointing the user to a Help file of either HTML or HTML Help 1.x or greater format. The second can display brief "What's This"-type Help on individual controls; this is especially useful on dialog boxes. Both types of Help can be used on the same form.
Additionally, thecan be used to provide individual Help for controls on Windows Forms.
In This Section
Explains how to use the HelpProvider component to link controls to files in a Help system.
Explains how to use the HelpProvider component to show pop-up Help on Windows Forms.
Describes using the ToolTip component to show control-specific Help.