To add a Help button or menu with help options to your application, you have to add a little VBA code to your application.
Before adding the code lies the decision on how to deploy the help. If you choose browser based help you can deploy your application without having to include any help files. If you choose HTML Help (CHM), you are giving your user a better help system. You then have to only include the chm file - not the individual topic (.htm) or other files.
|Publishing the browser based help on your website gives you an excellent extra way to promote your application - SEO. You can do this independent of your decision to distribute a chm files with it.|
|You can import the required modules from the VB6 demo application which you can download from here: vb6_activating_help.zip|
As the demo indicates, there are basically four ways to do the help:
|Activating help from your application|