windows help files ?
lie.1296 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 2 20:09:50 CEST 2008
On Thu, 02 Oct 2008 17:13:50 +0200, Stef Mientki wrote:
> I've 2 questions about python help files:
Python help files or your program's help files?
> 1. how can I launch the windows help file (CHM), from python with a
> keyword as argument ?
I'm not really sure, but isn't CHM obsoleted by Microsoft?
> 2. now when my program should also run under Linux/Mac, how should I
> call the help file under Linux/Mac.
In Linux they usually use the 'man' commands to get help, but python's
docstring viewer has a less-like pager (or was it less) in Linux, just
call the built-in function help(someClass) (also works in Windows,
although I believe there is no pager in windows).
> Going to the website for the help information is not an option.
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