HELPINFO structure

Contains information about an item for which context-sensitive Help has been requested.

Syntax

typedef struct tagHELPINFO {
  UINT      cbSize;
  int       iContextType;
  int       iCtrlId;
  HANDLE    hItemHandle;
  DWORD_PTR dwContextId;
  POINT     MousePos;
} HELPINFO, *LPHELPINFO;

Members

cbSize

Type: UINT

The structure size, in bytes.

iContextType

Type: int

The type of context for which Help is requested. This member can be one of the following values.

HELPINFO_MENUITEM

Help requested for a menu item.

HELPINFO_WINDOW

Help requested for a control or window.

iCtrlId

Type: int

The identifier of the window or control if iContextType is HELPINFO_WINDOW, or identifier of the menu item if iContextType is HELPINFO_MENUITEM.

hItemHandle

Type: HANDLE

The identifier of the child window or control if iContextType is HELPINFO_WINDOW, or identifier of the associated menu if iContextType is HELPINFO_MENUITEM.

dwContextId

Type: DWORD

The help context identifier of the window or control.

MousePos

Type: POINT

The POINT structure that contains the screen coordinates of the mouse cursor. This is useful for providing Help based on the position of the mouse cursor.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows XP [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Header winuser.h