Shell.Help method

Displays the Windows Help and Support Center. This method has the same effect as clicking the Start menu and selecting Help and Support.

Syntax


Shell.Help()

Parameters

This method has no parameters.

Return value

JScript

This method does not return a value.

VB

This method does not return a value.

Examples

The following example shows Help in use. Proper usage is shown for JScript, VBScript, and Visual Basic.

JScript:


<script language="JScript">
    function fnShellHelpJ()
    {
        var objShell = new ActiveXObject("shell.application");
        
        objShell.Help();
    }
</script>


VBScript:


<script language="VBScript">
    function fnShellHelpVB()
        dim objShell
        
        set objShell = CreateObject("shell.application")
        objShell.Help

        set objShell = nothing
    end function
 </script>


Visual Basic:


Private Sub fnShellHelpVB()
    Dim objShell As Shell

    Set objShell = New Shell
    objShell.Help

    Set objShell = Nothing
End Sub


Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

Header

Shldisp.h

IDL

Shldisp.idl

DLL

Shell32.dll (version 4.71 or later)

 

 

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