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ABL Reference
Handle Attributes and Methods Reference : HELP attribute

HELP attribute

The help text for a field.
Data type: CHARACTER
Access: Readable/Writeable
Applies to: BROWSE widget (browse and column), Buffer-field object handle, BUTTON widget, COMBO-BOX widget, CONTROL-FRAME widget, EDITOR widget, FILL-IN widget, IMAGE widget, LITERAL widget, RADIO-SET widget, RECTANGLE widget, SELECTION-LIST widget, SLIDER widget, TEXT widget, TOGGLE-BOX widget
For this attribute to have effect, the window that contains the specified widget must have its STATUS-AREA attribute set to TRUE. The text stored in the HELP attribute displays in the status area of the containing window when the widget has input focus. The HELP attribute text overrides any status-area text issued by the STATUS statement.