Application.Help Method (Publisher)

Displays online Help information.


expression. Help(HelpType)

expression A variable that represents an Application object.


Name Required/Optional Data Type Description
HelpType Required PbHelpType The type of help to display.


The HelpType parameter can be one of the following PbHelpType constants declared in the Microsoft Publisher type library.

Constant Description
pbHelp Displays the Help Topics dialog box.
pbHelpActiveWindow Displays Help describing the command associated with the active view or pane.
pbHelpPSSHelp Displays product support information.

Some of the constants listed above may not be available to you, depending on the language support (U.S. English, for example) that you've selected or installed.


This example displays a list of topics for troubleshooting printing problems.

Sub ShowPrintTroubleshooter() 
 Application.Help (HelpType:=pbHelpPrintTroubleshooter) 
End Sub

See also

Application Object