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Excel VBA - Message Box with a help file

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Hi:
I'm trying to get the following help file to work with my message box.  Don't know what I'm doing wrong.

MsgBox "msg", vbMsgBoxHelpButton, "title msg", "c:\student1\myhelpfile.chm"
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by:Saqib Husain, Syed
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Try

MsgBox prompt:="msg", Buttons:=vbMsgBoxHelpButton, Title:="title msg", HelpFile:="c:\student1\myhelpfile.chm"
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by:brothertruffle880
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Hi  ssaqibh:

I tried running it and received the following message:
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A context number is also required

MsgBox prompt:="msg", Buttons:=vbMsgBoxHelpButton, Title:="title msg", HelpFile:="c:\student1\myhelpfile.chm", Context:=1000
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Thank you.  Perfect!
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