Help file format. Standard used with Windows Help files.
Help file Windows and OS/2
HELP FILE A Windows text file containing help information
Standard help file.
A file that contains text and graphics needed to communicate online information about an application. Each help file contains one or more topics a user can select by clicking hot spots, using the keyword search, or browsing through topics. Help files have a .HLP filename extension. See also Help topic.
Help (file name extension)
lp (text) file extension
A Windows HLP Hypertext File - This refers to the computer filename extension of Windows help files (like this one). You may load HLP files using Windows File Manager or File Explorer and simply double-clicking on them