how to find help/doc files ?
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Mon Dec 1 04:32:09 CET 2008
En Sat, 29 Nov 2008 19:30:50 -0200, Stef Mientki <stef.mientki at gmail.com>
> For an IDE, I want to find the installed help files,
> either in the form of chm or html files.
> I'm specially interested in the files for:
> - python
> - wxpython
> - vpython
> but I fact I want link to all installed docs.
> Is there a general way to find (by code) these docs ?
> If not,
> are there standard ways to find the docs for the above programs,
> or is it pure random where these files are located ?
On Windows, Python help files are in the Doc subdirectory:
On Linux, usually on /usr/doc/python-X.Y or /usr/doc/python-docs-X.Y
But let the pydoc module do the search for you:
(a missing docdir attribute means that the html help files could not be
For the other programs consult their documentation (or ask in a specific
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