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HelpProvider Component (Windows Forms)

Visual Studio .NET 2003

The Windows Forms HelpProvider component is used to associate an HTML Help 1.x Help file (either a .chm file, produced with the HTML Help Workshop, or an .htm file) with your Windows application.

In This Section

Introduction to the Windows Forms HelpProvider Component
Introduces the general concepts of the HelpProvider component, which lets you associate an HTML Help file with a Windows application.
Help Systems in Windows Applications
Explains how to add Help file functionality to your applications.

Related Sections

Controls You Can Use On Windows Forms
Provides a complete list of Windows Forms controls, with links to information on their use.
HelpProvider Class
Provides reference information on the HelpProvider class and its members.
Help Class
Provides reference information on the Help class and its members, which encapsulate the HTML Help 1.0 engine.
Application Assistance
Provides links to topics about how to add Help files, pop-up Help, and control-specific Help in Windows applications.
Help Support Changes in Visual Basic .NET
Describes how Help functionality has changed in Visual Basic .NET, as compared with previous versions.