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Programmatically Interacting with Document Explorer

Programmatically Interacting with Document Explorer 

The Help2 object is used to programmatically control Microsoft Document Explorer. The Help2 object is a child of DTE in its object hierarchy and can be accessed by using the late-bound DTE.Help property in Visual Studio macros and add-ins. In VSPackages the Help2 object is obtained through the SVsHelp service.

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How to: Use a VSPackage Tool Window to Display a Help Topic

Describes how to obtain the Help2 object by using the SVsHelp service in a tool window that a VSPackage hosts.

How to: Use an Add-in to Display Information About a Help Topic

Describes how to obtain the Help2 object through the DTE object in a Visual Studio tool window that an add-in hosts.

How to: Use a Macro to Display Information About a Help Topic

Describes how to obtain and use the Help2 object in a Visual Studio macro.

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Help Authoring

Provides information about how to use HelpStudio Lite to author Help content.

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