Open the VB6 project you want to add help and documentation to
On the menu: Tools > Help Generator
To Start the Help Editor
Windows 10: Type Help Editor in the Windows 10 search box and press enter.
Windows 8: Start the Help Editor from the Windows Start Screen.
Windows 7: Start > All Programs > Help Generator > Help Editor.
To Start the Help Capture:
Note: you can also start Help Capture from the Help Editor from ribbon > Insert > Capture
Start > All Programs > Help Generator > Help Capture.
a camera icon appears in the tray (bottom right of your computer
The first time, the camera icon will be hidden. To fix this,
a. In the tray, Right-click Notification Chevron ('Show hidden
icons') and select Customize Notification Icons
b. Change Help Capture icon to 'Show icon and notifications'
3. Click on the camera icon menu to start a capture - or use hotkeys
Unblock Help file
If the help file does not show this is caused by Windows security. To solve this:
Locate the Help file in the folder where you installed
Right-click on it and select Properties
From now on the Help file will be ok.
Windows XP SP3; VISTA; Windows 7; Windows 8; Windows 10
Visual Basic 6 NET