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The WinOnLine REVIEW is distributed in the Windows HELP (.HLP)
file format. To view the HELP file, simply unzip it into your Windows
directory and double click on the file name WOLRxx.HLP.
If it does not automatically load into the WinHelp program then you
will need to attach the extension (.HLP) to that program. You do that by
locating the [extensions] section of your WIN.INI file and add the
following line to it:
After you add the above line, exit and restart Windows.
Once you make that association you should not have to do it again.
You can now read all .HLP (HELP) files by simply clicking on them with
Another way to view our HELP file is to simple "RUN" the program
WINHELP.EXE and load our file into it.
As of Issue #57 you may need to view our HELP file by using the
Windows Help engine for Windows v3.1
File dated 3/10/92. If you are running Windows v3.0 you will need to get
the Windows v3.1 file named above. It is the Win v3.1 version of the help
engine. The reason is that our HELP files are now compiled with that v3.1
compiler which requires the WINHELP.EXE from Win v3.1 to view our HELP
As our magazine size grows we continue to look for ways to reduce our
file size while giving you more in every issue. The new Win 3.1 compiler
produces a much smaller help file and for that reason we have made the
change. I hope it is not too troubling to our Windows 3.0 users.
Enjoy the issue and let us know what you think!
Have a great month now,
Frank J. Mahaney