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HelpViewer Class

Class for viewing help files with Tekla Structures HelpViewer.exe.
Inheritance Hierarchy

Namespace:  Tekla.Structures.Dialog
Assembly:  Tekla.Structures.Dialog (in Tekla.Structures.Dialog.dll) Version: 2022.0.13611
public static class HelpViewer

The HelpViewer type exposes the following members.

Public methodStatic memberDisplayHelpTopic
Method for opening Tekla Structures help viewer with given help topic. Method requires Tekla Structures to be running.
Public methodStatic memberDisplayHelpTopicIndependent
Method for opening Tekla Structures help viewer independently from given file path with given help topic and language.
using System;
using Tekla.Structures.Dialog;

public class Example
       public bool Example1()
           // [*] Help root location is defined in registry key "HelpLocation". "HelpLocation" registry key's path is defined in HelpViewer.exe's configration file.

           // Tekla Structures is running and file "example_help_topic" is located at
           // location[*]\[Language] folder where [language] is active language in Tekla Structures.

           // If Tekla Structures is not running, HelpViewer can be started independently by providing the path to the HelpViewer.exe, help topic and language.
           HelpViewer.DisplayHelpTopicIndependent(@"D:\CustomPath\HelpViewer.exe", "example_help_topic", "enu");
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