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How to set up the 'Home' toolstripbutton in 'Help.ShowHelp' in winform

Posted on 2014-04-21
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Last Modified: 2014-04-22
Hi experts
Could someone tell me how to configure the behaviour of the 'Home' button so that it will go to certain page.
Please see attached screenshot for the 'Home' button and its current behaviour.

Thank you.

I am using Winform, .NET 3.5, C#, and Windows.Forms.Help.
Question by:dominicwong
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Expert Comment

by:Michael Fowler
ID: 40014144
You can set the click event eg

// Navigates webBrowser1 to the home page of the current user. 
private void homeButton_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)

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ID: 40014151
Thanks Michael74 for your prompt response.

I apologize for not having mentioned the code I used to bring up the Help. I was actually using the 'Windows.Forms.Help' class and the 'ShowHelp' method.

Help.ShowHelp(parentForm, fileLocation);

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Therefore, the click event handler that was suggested might not be applicable in my situation. Could you please point me the right direction.
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by:Michael Fowler
ID: 40014162
When using ShowHelp are you calling a chm file or another file type

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Author Comment

ID: 40014166
Thanks Michael.
I am using chm file.
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Michael Fowler earned 2000 total points
ID: 40014173
Then again I would look at using HTML Help Workshop to resolve this as the functionality come from the chm file not winforms


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ID: 40014179
Thanks Michael for pointing me the right direction.

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