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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.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0