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Form.HelpFile Property (Access)

The name of a help file associated with a form. Read/write String.

expression .HelpFile

expression A variable that represents a Form object.

This example adds a custom command bar with a combo box that tracks stock data. The example also specifies the Help topic to be displayed for the combo box when the user presses SHIFT+F1.

Set myBar = CommandBars _ 
 .Add(Name:="Custom", Position:=msoBarTop, _ 
 Temporary:=True) 
With myBar 
 .Controls.Add Type:=msoControlComboBox, ID:=1 
 .Visible = True 
End With 
With CommandBars("Custom").Controls(1) 
 .AddItem "Get Stock Quote", 1 
 .AddItem "View Chart", 2 
 .AddItem "View Fundamentals", 3 
 .AddItem "View News", 4 
 .Caption = "Stock Data" 
 .DescriptionText = "View Data For Stock" 
 .HelpFile = "C:\corphelp\custom.hlp" 
 .HelpContextID = 47 
End With
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