IVsHelpSystem Interface

Provides access to the help system.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.Interop
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.Interop (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.Interop.dll)

[InterfaceTypeAttribute()]
[GuidAttribute("854D7AC0-BC3D-11D0-B421-00A0C90F9DC4")]
public interface IVsHelpSystem

The IVsHelpSystem type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodActivateHelpSystemStarts the Help system and displays the table of contents.
Public methodALinkSearchPerforms an Alink search based on the word, flags, and context.
Public methodDisplayTopicFromIdentifierDisplays a topic based on an identifier.
Public methodDisplayTopicFromURLDisplays a topic using a URL and options.
Public methodFullTextSearchDlgDisplays the full text search dialog.
Public methodGetCurrentURLRetrieves the URL of the topic currently displayed in the topic window.
Public methodKeywordSearchPerforms an F1 search based on a keyword, flags, and context.
Public methodKeywordSearchDlgDisplays the keyword search dialog pre-populated with the keyword.
Public methodReservedInfrastructure.
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