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(help [filename [topic [flag]]])

Display the Help dialog box.

This function displays the progeCAD help window. The optional arguments have the following effects:

  • filename is the name of the HLP (help) file, such as lcad.hlp and aliases.hlp. When this argument is missing, progeCAD loads the lcad.hlp file as the default.
  • topic is the name of a topic within the help file, such as a command name. When this argument is missing, progeCAD displays the first topic of the help file.
  • flag displays one of the following:

Flag Meaning
help_contents Display the initial topic in the HLP file.
help_helponhelp Display help on using help.
help_partialkey Display the Search dialog box using topic as the search text.


Code Result
(help "icad.hlp") Displays the progeCAD Help window.

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(acad_colordlg color-number [flag])

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