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HelpProvider.GetHelpKeyword Method

Returns the Help keyword for the specified control.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public virtual string GetHelpKeyword(
	Control ctl


Type: System.Windows.Forms.Control
A Control from which to retrieve the Help topic.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The Help keyword associated with this control, or null if the HelpProvider is currently configured to display the entire Help file or is configured to provide a Help string.

.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.