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HelpContextType Enumeration

Defines identifiers that indicate information about the context in which a request for Help information originated.

Namespace:  System.ComponentModel.Design
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public enum HelpContextType

Member nameDescription
AmbientA general context.
WindowA window.
SelectionA selection.
ToolWindowSelectionA tool window selection.

HelpContextType defines identifiers that are used by the Help system to determine the context in which a Help request was initiated.

.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.