Important: The information in this document is obsolete and should not be used for new development.
HMSetBalloonsTo enable or disable Balloon Help assistance for the user, use the
FUNCTION HMSetBalloons (flag: Boolean): OSErr;
- Specifies whether help should be enabled or disabled for all applications and the system software.
DESCRIPTIONIf the value of the
HMSetBalloonsenables Balloon Help assistance. If the value of the
HMSetBalloonsdisables Balloon Help assistance. If a help balloon is showing, you must first remove it using the
HMRemoveBalloonfunction before you use
HMSetBalloonsto disable Balloon Help assistance.
SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONSWhen Balloon Help assistance is disabled, the Help Manager does not display help balloons for any applications. When help is disabled, the
HMShowMenuBalloonfunctions do not display help balloons; they return nonzero result codes.
Because the setting of Balloon Help assistance should be under the user's control, you generally should not use the
ASSEMBLY-LANGUAGE INFORMATIONThe trap macro and routine selector for the
Trap macro Selector _Pack14 $0104
noErr 0 No error paramErr -50 Error in parameter list memFullErr -108 Not enough room in heap zone resNotFound -192 Unable to read resource
SEE ALSOThe description of the
HMShowBalloonfunction begins on page 3-93; the description of the
HMShowMenuBalloonfunction begins on page 3-96.