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  The Menu Link Control File

    The Expert Help Menu Linker uses this file to define the help file
    structure. The structure includes the help file name, credits,
    menu names, and menu items.

         !name: Up to 40-character user defined title                   
                    text of credits]                                    
         !menu: menu name 1                                             
               item 1 name     file-1.eho                               
               item n name     file-n.eho                               
         !menu: menu name 2                                             
               item 1 name     file-9.eho                               
               item n name     file-n.eho                               


         !name: Up to 40-character user defined title                   
                    text of credits]                                    
         !nomenu: filename.eho                                          

    The Menu Linker uses the menu link control file to create the menu
    structure of the final help file. The menu link control file contains
    link parameters such as...
                          HELP FILE NAME


                          MENU NAME(S)
                          MENU ITEM NAMES
    There are no limitations on naming the control file (with the standard
    provision that the extensions .EHO, .EH, .NG, .NGO cannot be used).
    The help file created by the linker will have the same base name as the
    menu link control file, but with a .NG extension. The preferred file
    extension for the link file is .LNK.

    The menu link control file must always begins with the !name: command.
    This is the name that will appear in the scroll box when a help file
    is selected by pressing ALT-D or by picking Select File from the
    F1 Options menu.

    Credits are optional in a help file. The credits area is designed
    to hold information about who designed or owns the copyright to the
    help file. The credits area is 5 lines long and 65 characters on each
    line. the first line begins immediately after the !Credits: command.

    Lets you create a help file that has no menu definitions.
    !Nomenu: Specifies a single compiled short topic list that is to be
    linked and made into a help file. The short topic list can point to
    many other files via the !file: command. A single long entry could be
    used, but since there would be no list of short topics, you would only
    be able to pop-up/down the EH Display Window with the Hot-Key or <F10>.
    The !NoMenu: <filename.eho> acts like a table of contents for the
    overall help file. With the use of character attributes you can create
    a very effective "table of content" look.

  Example of a !nomenu: table of contents design.
  | Welcome to Expert Help                                                  |
  |    System Requirements of the Expert Help Engine                        |
  |    Expert Help Engine - Features                                        |
  |                                                                         |
  | Using Expert Help                                                       |
  |    Running Expert Help                                                  |
  |    Running Expert Help in DESQview.                                     |
  |    Keys that Navigate the EH Display Window                             |
  |    Summary of the Pull Down Menus                                       |
  |                                                                         |
  | About Help Files                                                        |
  |    Using an Expert Help File                                            |
  |    Related Topics (Cross References)                                    |
  |                                                                         |
  | Features of the Expert Help Engine - Description and Usage.             |
  |    The F1 Options Menu.                                                 |
  |    Select File          Selecting a new Help File.                      |
  |    Text Search          Searching for Information in the Help File.     |
  |    Find Next            Finding the Next Match to your Text Search.     |
  |    Leave Image          Returning to your Work while viewing Expert Help|
  |    Auto-Lookup          Automatically Looks up the Word at the Cursor.  |
  |    Mark and Paste       Marking Text in the Help File and Pasting it.   |
  |    Mark and Print       Marking Text and Sending it to your Printer.    |
  |    Full Screen          Full Screen Mode / Half Screen Mode Toggle.     |
  |    Set Colors           Selecting Colors for Expert Help.               |
  |    Set Hot-Key          Selecting a New Hot-Key.                        |
  |    Uninstall            Unloading Expert Help From Memory.              |
  |    Save Options         Saving the Options that you have selected.      |
    The !menu: command starts a new menu definition. There can be up to 
    10 menu definitions for each help file. Menus appear in the menu bar in
    same order they are defined in the menu link control file. Each help file
    can have up to 8 menus items for each menu.

         Menu names can be up to 66 characters in length, with a total
         combined limit 66 characters.

    Menu Item name
    Menu item name is the name that will be used for the menu item. Menu
    items appear in the menu in the same order in which they are defined
    in the control file. Each menu can have up to 8 menu items each.

    Each menu item title must end with a space character be followed by
    an Expert Help object filename.


             The Best Restaurants in Town      bestrest.eho

    The following example menu link control file will create a help file
    with two menus. The first menu, named Italian will have two menu items,
    Spicy and Mild. The second menu Tejano will also have two menu items,
    Super Hot and Hot. The help file will be named Spices for Every Kitchen.

         !name: Spices for Every Kitchen                                
         !menu: Italian                                                 
                 Spicy                   I_spicy.eho                    
                 Mild                     I_mild.eho                    
         !menu: Tejano                                                  
                 Super Hot                t_vhot.eho                    
                 Hot                       t_hot.eho                    

    Press the Gray + key to Jump to the next topic (long entry).


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