[Python-Dev] Py2.3.1

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake at acm.org
Tue Aug 26 14:43:45 EDT 2003

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.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at acm.org>
PythonLabs at Zope Corporation

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