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How do I make Help Files

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Our IT Department makes a program for our company with VB6. Whats the best way to create help files for that program? I want to have an actual help file where people can search contents and index and also right click on controls and do a "What's this?" (Well I guess the 2nd task might be done with Tip Tool Text but I am open to other suggestions)

Thanks in advance for any help you can lend
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Here is the M$ way:

HOW TO: Use HTML Help from Visual Basic 6.0
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;315988
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And some more info:

How To Implement "What's This?" Help in Visual Basic
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;142249

How To Create Context-Sensitive HTML Help in a Visual Basic App
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;189086
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Personally, I use RoboHelp ...
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