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2.14.7 Use IBM i Office Help Documents

When these substitution values are used within HELP text, all other substitution values and HELP text will be ignored.

HELP will be presented (via an interface with the IBM i Office System) in the form of "Help Documents". For information on "Help Documents" see the IBM i Office Word Processing Guide, SC21-9618.

Note 1: Office is not supported with OS/400 V5R1 and higher. 

Note 2: This facility is not available when using Visual LANSA.

Substitution Value

Description, Effects And Comments

$$HLPDOC=XXXXXXXX

Causes a help document to be displayed from the IBM i Office System. The help document name of up to 12 characters, must be entered directly adjacent to $$HLPDOC=. The help document specified must be a resolved document. $$HLPDOC= must be used in relation with $$HLPFLR=.

$$HLPFLR='XXXXXXX'

Causes a help document to be displayed from the IBM i Office System. The help folder name, of up to 63 characters, must be entered directly adjacent to $$HLPFLR= and must be enclosed in single quotes. $$HLPFLR= must be used in relation with $$HLPDOC=.

$$HLPLBL=XXXXXXXX

Causes a help document to be displayed from the IBM i Office System, starting at a specific help label position within the help document. The help label, of up tp 10 characters, must be entered directly adjacent to $$HLPLBL=. $$HLPLBL= must be used in relation with $$HLPDOC= and $$HLPFLR=.

If $$HLPDOC= and $$HLPFLR= are both specified and $$HLPLBL= has not, a help document will be displayed from first help label or the start of the help document.