Avenue Help Topics are missing

Last Published: April 25, 2020


The Contents tab and/or Avenue requests are missing from the Help Topics.


The Help file was corrupted during the ArcView installation.

Solution or Workaround

  1. Quit ArcView
  2. Insert the ArcView program CD into CD-ROM drive
  3. Do a custom installation of the Help Topics
  4. Restart your computer

    Do not start ArcView

  5. Use Windows Explorer to navigate to the ESRI\AV_GIS30\ArcView\Help folder
  6. Double click on the ArcView.hlp file
    The Help Topics will open.
  7. Close the Help Topics
  8. Start ArcView

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