Question mark _ Help Icon in dialog boxes of Microsoft applications

Hi Everyone,
I wanted to know is it possible to give the feature which
microsoft provides in its dialog boxes ,
to give online help [The Small window which pops up]
when its help_Icon[small question mark]
next to the close button[that small x]is clicked.

Any help or suggestion would be highly appreciated.
Thanking everyone .
Have a nice day.

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LironCommented:
Setting up a form to call What's This help couldn't be simpler.  Set the form's KeyPreview and WhatsThisHelp properties to True, set the controls' WhatsThisHelpID to the context integer to the context integer for the desired topic, make sure the App.HelpFile property is properly set, and the F1 button will be enabled for What's This help.   Setting the form's WhatsThisButton property to True will get you the question mark button at the top right of the form, which can be used as well.  And that's all there is to it!
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GoodGuyAuthor Commented:
Thanks Liron,
for giving me this advice.
I'm Stuck at one place.


I have Set the form's KeyPreview and WhatsThisHelp properties to True,

and i'm able to get the little question mark also at the top.


the problem is where should i put the text which will pop up when i click the cursor over say, a checkbox after clicking on the little question mark.

I'm stuck here-->

set the controls' WhatsThisHelpID to the context integer to the context integer

for the desired topic, make sure the App.HelpFile property is properly set.

Could you please write a sample code
as to where my help text goes and
in what format it should be written.

Also what is my help ID.

Thanks a lot
 
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GoodGuyAuthor Commented:
Thanks Liron,
for giving me this advice.
I'm Stuck at one place.


I have Set the form's KeyPreview and WhatsThisHelp properties to True,

and i'm able to get the little question mark also at the top.


the problem is where should i put the text which will pop up when i click the cursor over say, a checkbox after clicking on the little question mark.

I'm stuck here-->
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set the controls' WhatsThisHelpID to the context integer to the context integer

for the desired topic, make sure the App.HelpFile property is properly set.
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Could you please write a sample code
as to where my help text goes and
in what format it should be written.

Also what is my help ID.

Thanks a lot
 
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delmarCommented:
You need to create a Help file to containg this information.  For shareware and freeware WinHelp compilers, go to http://www.helpmaster.com.  If you would rather use the new HTML Help format, go to my site at http://www.vbexplorer.com/htmlhelp.asp for freeware info and tools.

Using the subclassing portion of the HTML Help class module on my site, you can have the text for your What's This popups come from either an HTML Help file, a resource file, or a text string inside your code.
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GoodGuyAuthor Commented:
Thanks Delmar,I will check it out.
Bye
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GoodGuyAuthor Commented:
Delmar,
I got the required info
Thanks.
Also my thanks to Liron,Who gave me the intial advice.
Bye
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