Adding component help to Delphi #40
Warning: this tip is obsolete. It applies only to Delphi 3 through to Delphi 7 which used the WinHelp system. WinHelp is obsolete and will not run on Windows 10.
Despite what it says in Delphi's documentation, to add component help simply follow these instructions.
1: Add the component help file to the registry
Add the help file's location to
to the registry insert a value named MyHelp.hlp, with the above path as the value.
2: Enable Delphi to display the component's help keywords in the index
and add the following entry to the end of the file's index section:
:Index My Help Title=MyHelp.hlp
3: Add link support to Delphi's Help system
Add the following line to the end of the file:
to your contents file (