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Problem with Window "Take Command Help"

Discussion in 'Support' started by Frank, Jan 10, 2013.

  1. Frank

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    I know it was already discussed in the past,
    but for me it is still annoying:
    When I press F1 in a TCC window, the help opens with a squared window in the top-right corner.
    I have to manually resize it and adjust the splitter bar (don't know the correct name).
    I'll try to upload a hardcopy of my desktop.
    My system runs with W7 Ent. X64 SP1 / MSIE 9.
    Desktop:
    Greenshot_2013-01-10_20-16-54.jpg
    MSIE:
    Info_2013-01-10_20-26-19.jpg

    Any advice would be appreciated.
     
  2. rconn

    rconn Administrator
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    The Take Command help file (like nearly every other help file in the world) is a .chm (compiled HTML). So it's executed & displayed by IE; Take Command has no control over where it's opened or the initial size IE chooses.

    However, it should only be a small box in the upper right corner the first time you invoke it. After that, IE will save the position & size in the registry. If you're seeing it on every invocation, you probably have something blocking your registry writes.
     
  3. Charles Dye

    Charles Dye Super Moderator
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    Or possibly in "%appdata\microsoft\html help\hh.dat" . (You can try renaming or deleting this file to see if the problem goes away; HTML Help will recreate it automatically.)
     
  4. Frank

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    Yahoo! Deleting hh.dat was the piece of advice I needed.
     

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