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How do you add context-sensitive help on Domino web pages?

You can using this bit of Javascript which you can put in your $$HTMLHead field:

<script language="javascript:>
function showHelp() {
  var helpURL = "/[dbPath]/www-help/[keyName]";
  helpWindow = windowOpener( helpURL,"helpWindow");

and somewhere later:

<input type=button value="Help" onClick="showHelp()" >

where [dbPath] is a computed for display field with the following:

  db1 := @Subset(@DbName; -1);
  db2 := @ReplaceSubstring(db1; " "; "+" );
  @ReplaceSubstring(db2; "\\"; "/" )

and keyName is a computed for display field that resolves to a document name in the help view.

Applies to Notes Versions: 4, 4.5, 4.6, 5
Last Modified: September 8, 1999