[Wine] A visual basic 6 program using html help

Charity Abbott angeliqer at gmail.com
Thu May 31 14:21:04 CDT 2007

you have gecko for wine installed? I play some games that require
displaying a webpage in html format embedded in the game and I can't
remember how it happened, but something prompted me to install a
browser for wine to use. I said yes and the html works.

On 5/31/07, Plummer, Dale <dale.plummer at vanderbilt.edu> wrote:
> I am trying to get a program that I wrote working on Ubunutu Feisty
> using wine.  My program is written in Microsoft Visual Basic 6 and uses
> HTML help to deliver its help messages.  So far everything work fine
> except the HTML help.  When the user clicks on a control that is
> intended to bring up the help browser, nothing happens.  In the visual
> basic program the call is something like this:
> HTMLHelp hWnd, SetHelpStrings(intHelpFile), HH_HELP_CONTEXT,
> lngMapNumber
> This works fine under Windows, but in wine, nothing is happening.  No
> error message at all.
> I am very new at trying to get something going under wine.  Any ideas or
> pointers would be appreciated.
> Thanks,
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