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C# WinForms Application Full Integration with HTMLHelp ( .chm ) - Help Topics, Context Sensitive Help, and Tooltips

, 4 May 2011 CPOL
Use HTMLHelp (.chm) to display help topics, context sensitive help and tooltips in C# Winform application
using System;
using System.IO;
using System.Windows.Forms;
using System.Reflection;

using WinHelpLib;

namespace WinHelpTest
{
    static class Program
    {
        /// <summary>
        /// The main entry point for the application.
        /// </summary>
        /// 

        public static WinHelpEx s_help = new WinHelpEx();

        [STAThread]
        static void Main()
        {
            Application.EnableVisualStyles();
            Application.SetCompatibleTextRenderingDefault(false);

            //FileStream fs = new FileStream(@"defines.h", FileMode.Append, FileAccess.Write);
            //WinHelpEx.AttachOutput(fs);

            try
            {
                s_help.Load(
                    @"..\..\..\..\XPHelp.chm",
                    Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly().GetManifestResourceStream("WinHelpTest.XPHelpMap.h"),
                    "XPHelpPopUps.txt",
                    "XPHelpTT.txt"
                );
            }
            catch (Exception exc)
            {
                MessageBox.Show(exc.Message);
            }
            Application.Run(new MainForm());

            //WinHelpEx.ReleaseOutput();

        }
    }
}

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