HTML Help Tips

Adding mouseover highlights to TOC items in HTML Help

This tip shows how to add mouseover highlights to TOC items in HTML Help.

How to see an example

Click here to see an example: mouseover effect in Windows 98 Help

 

How to add it to an HTML Help system

  1. Open your HHC file in a text editor such as Notepad or Wordpad.
  2. Locate the following line near the top of the file:
    <OBJECT type="text/site properties">

    This line should be followed by a few <param> statements and a closing </OBJECT> line.

  3. Add the following line between the opening and closing <OBJECT> tags:
    <param name="Window Styles" value="0×800624">
  4. Save and close your HHC file.

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