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Context sensitive help in CFormView

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I want to have context sensitive help in a CFormView derived class. I have added the WS_EX_CONTEXTHELP style to the dialog template, and a ID_CONTEXT_HELP button in my toolbar. When I click on it the cursor changes to a question mark, as it should.
But when I click on a control in the formview, I only get a message that the help topic does not exist.
I have a WM_HELPINFO handler in the formview where I start WinHelp with the appropriate array with controls ids and help topics, but it never gets called.
Shold the handler be somewhere else, or am I doing something else wrong? Some pointers would be greatly appreciated.
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It worked. Thanks.
The help comes in a normal help window, but I want a popup window instead. I was able to do that by overriding CWinApp::WinHelp, but I guess it would be cleaner to implement it in the particular frame instead. Is there a clean way to do that?

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