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can't invoke help

can't invoke help

can't invoke help

(OP)
Hi
All the sudden I am unable to reach help by any way,F1,system menu,command window.Nothing happens.
I am able to run the help file directly from vfp folder.
i am using vfp sp2 under win 10 prof.64 bit latest.
Everything was working correctly until today but don't know when it began coz I didn't used the help for a while
Any help will be appreciated
Thank you

Yahya
solved by using the post at
http://www.tek-tips.com/viewthread.cfm?qid=1784331

RE: can't invoke help

Yahiadal,
I had this problem once too, and tried all the things in that thread but didn't work.
As a "drastic measure", I copied the dv_foxhelp.chm into the home directory for my application. Then when I did a call to help, it worked, I assume off the basis that the help file was in the local directory of the "SET DEFAULT TO" influence. (Which in my case is always my project directory, \dev\foxtest\<app name>\

It worked for me... I've since had to do a full reinstall after a MBR failure on the boot drive, and it's working without this step.

Best Regards,
Scott
MIET, MASHRAE, CDCP, CDCS, CDCE, CTDC, CTIA, ATS

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RE: can't invoke help

(OP)
HI
The solution was to run the command
FoxHHelp9.EXE /regserver
found in program.../common folder
in a command prompt as administrator without copying anything.
thank you
yahya

RE: can't invoke help

Good to hear you found something that worked.

Best Regards,
Scott
MIET, MASHRAE, CDCP, CDCS, CDCE, CTDC, CTIA, ATS

"Everything should be made as simple as possible, and no simpler."hammer

RE: can't invoke help

Thank You...worked perfectly !

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