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    A little bit of MSDN .CHM files info

    I did this this afternoon, for myself and others. Just an idea - nothing fancy:

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    The form (only one), with the .frx with pictures and icon: Project MSDN.zip

    The main code to load the .chm file was not mine, but was taken from this site. I see the code here posted in 2004 by someone (http://www.vbforums.com/showthread.p...t=shellexecute #2, by RobDog888).

    ...which was then changed by Shaitan00 #3, which I took and inserted into my program:

    Code:
    By RobDog888
    Private Declare Function ShellExecute Lib "shell32.dll" Alias "ShellExecuteA" (ByVal hWnd As Long, _
    ByVal lpOperation As String, ByVal lpFile As String, ByVal lpParameters As String, ByVal lpDirectory As String, _
    ByVal nShowCmd As Long) As Long
     
    Private Const SW_SHOWNORMAL As Long = 1
    Private Const SW_SHOWMAXIMIZED As Long = 3
    Private Const SW_SHOWMINIMIZED As Long = 2
    
    & by: Shaitan00
    
    Dim lRet As Long
    lRet = ShellExecute(Me.hwnd, vbNullString, "Help.pdf", vbNullString, "C:\", SW_SHOWNORMAL)
    The rest was just magic - on the outside


    Project: Project MSDN.zip
    Last edited by Inside; Aug 26th, 2017 at 05:00 AM. Reason: Adding Project
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