User Submitted Macro

Escape from Help

Written by Alan Cantor, Cantor Access Inc.,

What it does

Until a few years ago, most help screens could be dismissed by pressing Esc. This rarely works in newer applications. Now you must press Alt + F4.

This macro causes Esc to Close any help screen.

To install

Download the macro file umescfromhelp.mex and save it to your hard drive. Unzip the files and save them in the folder where you store your macro file(s). Import the macro into your existing macro file by clicking File, Import, Import Macros.