Open windows help file on button click in java application

This article will describe how to open a windows help file .chm file in a java application as a result of a button click or click on a menu item, along with example source code to achieve the result.

Add the following code to the actionperformed event of the button or the menu item.

File file = new File("c:\\program files\\myApp\\help.chm");
         Runtime.getRuntime().exec("c:\\windows\\hh.exe " + file.getPath() ); //+ "::/TOPIC_ID.html");
   } catch (IOException e1)

That is all.

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