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How do you create your HELP FILES?

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I am creating an app that I need to write a help file for it and I'm having a hard time finding out how to create the help files that use the Windows Help Program.  There used to be a way to do it in VB4 but I'm using VB5.  I know there are programs available for a cost to create help files.  Does anyone know of a way you can create the help files on your own?  Thanks much!
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For a good poor man's help development system check out
http://www.berksnet.com/public/hfht0215.zip

Package includes how to docs,  template for word,  macros, and toolbar for common help file tasks.  Titles, links, mid topic jumps, popups.

Be on the safe side, make your templates (.dot) files read only.  This stops the spread of vba viruses.

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Thanks much for your help!  I can't believe I didn't find it earlier!
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