windows help files ?

Daniel daniel.watrous at
Thu Oct 2 18:14:40 CEST 2008

On Oct 2, 9:13 am, Stef Mientki <stef.mien... at> wrote:
> Hello,
> I've 2 questions about python help files:
> 1. how can I launch the windows help file (CHM), from python  with a
> keyword as argument ?
> 2. now when my program should also run under Linux/Mac,  how should I
> call the help file  under Linux/Mac.
> Going to the website for the help information is not an option.
> thanks,
> Stef

You say that you can't send them to a website for help files.  Can you
make the help files HTML and launch them locally in a browser (no
internet connection required)?  That would enable you to use the same
mechanism on all platforms.


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