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HelpProvider.SetHelpKeyword Method

Specifies the keyword used to retrieve Help when the user invokes Help for the specified control.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public virtual void SetHelpKeyword(
	Control ctl,
	string keyword


Type: System.Windows.Forms.Control
A Control that specifies the control for which to set the Help topic.
Type: System.String
The Help keyword to associate with the control.

The Help keyword provides the key information to retrieve the Help associated with this control from the Help file specified by the HelpNamespace property. To open Help to a specific topic, the keyword should be passed in the form topicName.htm. To clear the keyword, call the SetHelpKeyword method with a keyword value of null.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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