Getting started with your computer
Alternatively, you can copy the Windows help file from the
diskette to a hard disk or network drive, and create a
program item for it using Program Manager. The help file can
then be viewed at any time simply by double-clicking on its
icon. To do this:
Viewing text files
ASCII text files, identified by their .TXT file extensions, can
be read by most text editors and wordprocessing programs.
Alternatively they can be displayed, one screenful at a time,
using the DOS commands type and more; for example:
2/10 XEN OWNER'S HANDBOOK
Choose the .HLP file you want, either by double-
clicking on its filename or by selecting the filename
with the cursor and then pressing
The Windows Help program starts, displaying the
first topic in the help file. For more information
Insert the diskette into a suitable drive. Copy the
.HLP file, and its associated .ICO icon file if it has one,
from the diskette to a hard disk or network drive.
Choose New from the File menu in Program
Manager. Select the Program Item option in the New
Program Object dialog box, then choose OK. The
Program Item Properties dialog box appears.
In the Description text box, type the title of the
diskette from which the help file was copied.
In the Command Line text box, type the path and
filename of the help file (including its .HLP
Choose Change Icon. The Change Icon dialog box
appears. In the File Name text box, type the path
and filename of the .ICO file. Choose OK.
In the Program Item Properties dialog box, choose