Button Parameter

Use the Button parameter to create a button that will invoke a command when clicked. You can select from several button styles.

Applies to

Valid Values

The following table shows the syntax used to create various types of buttons.

Syntax Description Notes
<PARAM name="Button" value="Text:button text"> Button with a text label. You can enter text of any length for the label. The text will not wrap.
<PARAM name="Button" value=""> "Chiclet" button. To specify a chiclet button, you can remove the Button parameter entirely or use empty quotation marks (value="").
<PARAM name="Button" value="Bitmap:shortcut"> Button with a shortcut icon. ...
<PARAM name="Button" value="Bitmap:path to .bmp file"> Button with a bitmap image. You can specify an absolute or relative path.
<PARAM name="Button" value="Icon:path to .ico file"> Button with an icon. You can specify an absolute or relative path.



The following example uses a button with a bitmap image to call the HH Version command.

   <PARAM name="Command" value="HH Version">
   <PARAM name="Button" value="Bitmap:bmpbutton.bmp">


  • You can invoke a command using the Click method instead of a button.
  • Be sure to include all graphic files in the [FILES] section of your HTML Help project (.hhp) file.

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