theller at python.net
Wed Aug 27 12:15:17 EDT 2003
"Fred L. Drake, Jr." <fdrake at acm.org> writes:
> Tim Peters writes:
> > I think so. Note that IDLE may need a bit of fiddling, to keep its Help ->
> > Python Docs menu entry working.
> IDLE currently looks for the index.html file in a few places (which
> depend on platform); if it can't find it, it uses the documentation on
> It should be too hard to change it to load the HTML Help viewer if it
> finds the .chm file on Windows, and to still fall back to the HTML or
> the online documentation if the .chm can't be found.
Changing it is trivial, EditorWindow.help_url must point to Python23.chm
(if it exists). I can do this.
Even nicer would be context-sensitive keyword help, but it seems IDLE
doesn't support it, right?
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