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Chennarao Marvatu
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Hi Guys i need help how to get the Help file like
when u click F1 it will give in html help format with index,search,contents,favourites ..in that format
are there any file helps pls send me ..

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Nigel Browne
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Check out the javaHelp specification
 
Jeff Bosch
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You have two common solutions available. The first, JavaHelp, is native to the JVM and can be packaged inside an application's jar, but it suffers from horrible limitations and is really only useful for basic help systems. If you don't need to get fancy, JavaHelp is the way to go. See the previous response in this thread for a link.

Another way to go is called Web help. With Web help, you basically build a Web site that your program invokes. RoboHelp can build either system, as can many other tools. A good help system takes nearly as much planning as the code itself, so definitely plan ahead to determine what kind of topics you need to include in the system.

Also, within any help system, you have levels of help. Pressing F1 invokes help on the active component or window; pressing the hotbutton ("What's This" help in Windows) can provide context-sensitive component-level help for any or all components in a GUI.
 
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