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Using HTML Help within Delphi

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Hi all,

Is there anyway I can use a HTML help file I created from within Delphi - and make it context sensitive?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Stu.
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by:ZifNab
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yup, lot's of components out there...

Regards, Zif.
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by:Stuart_Johnson
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**** Barry!  Do you do anything else but answer questions ;)

Cheers mate.  I'll take a gander at them in the morning.

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by:DonBartholomew
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You'll have to use a HtmlHelp API to use a compiled html help file (created in MsHtmlHelpCompiler or other), then all you have to do is refer to the .chm file in project options/application. If you make an install program, make sure it places the file in the right location.
Just add the HtmlHelpApi to your project. You can make it context-sensitive by making your help buttons/actions refer to different html files within the chm-file.

If you want me to send you the Api and some more info, just contact me: DonBartholomew@hotmail.com


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by:gallaghe
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Marcel van Brakel has translated the HTML API http://www.delphi-jedi.org/
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by:inthe
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Hi Stu,
"Do you do anything else but answer questions "

well technically that was another question therefore it need an answer :-)

Um Nope ,i have 2 jobs which both involve answering q's all day (im engineer at main job and programmer at other)
at experts exchange i answer questions..
after that go home and answer to the missus ;-)

try the components there are many and most do a good job.
see ya
Barry

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hi,
any of them any good ?
(if so which component you think is best?)
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by:Stuart_Johnson
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Hi Barry,

I'll find out tomorrow.  I had forgotten about this question :)  I was asking for another guy here.  He has it working perfectly, but I don't know how he ended up doing it.

Sorry mate.


Stu.
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by:GabeinOZ
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Barry,

Sounds like your toughest job is when you get home.... ;P

Gabe
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by:gallaghe
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Okay the following has not been tested by me, but it appears from the web page to be able to fill your needs.

http://www.helpware.net/delphi/index.html

This is freeware.
Also Inthe mentioned this link too.

Kevin
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Kevin,

Barry (inthe) has already posted that page as a comment above.

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Barry,

From what I have been told, we are going with the HTML Help Kit for Delphi.  I'll let you know how we go with it it.

Thanks for the help!

Stu.
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