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Inside Macintosh: More Macintosh Toolbox /
Chapter 3 - Help Manager / Help Manager Reference
Help Manager Routines / Determining Balloon Help Status


To determine whether the Help Manager is currently displaying a help balloon, use the HMIsBalloon function.

FUNCTION HMIsBalloon: Boolean;
The HMIsBalloon function returns TRUE if a help balloon is currently displayed on the screen and FALSE if a help balloon is not currently displayed. This function is useful for determining whether a balloon is showing before you redraw the screen. For example, you might want to determine whether a balloon is displayed so that you can remove it before opening or closing a window.

The trap macro and routine selector for the HMIsBalloon function are
Trap macroSelector

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6 JUL 1996