Searching Python Manuals

Chris Liechti cliechti at
Sun Oct 6 14:35:34 CEST 2002

"Matt Gerrans" <mgerrans at> wrote in
news:anoikq$u6v$1 at 

> Is there some way to to search the Python manuals, other than grepping
> through all the html files?   I use ActiveState's help file on the
> Windows platform for this purpose, but it only seems to work on
> certain platforms (;-).

if you're online, you can use the search engines here:

both should run localy too, the cgi with the and pydoc has 
even a link in the start menu "" (if you use the ditsro from

Chris <cliechti at>

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