How do I change the behavior of the 'python-docs' action in IDLE?

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Wed Jun 3 18:43:52 CEST 2009

Aahz wrote:
> In article <16b92b10-95cf-49ed-868c-8f66c8160e31 at>,
> samwyse  <samwyse at> wrote:
>> I just installed Python 3.0.1 via the Windows 32-bit installer.
>> Opening "Python Docs" takes me to,
>> which doesn't exist.  Renaming python301.chm to python30.chm or
>> python300.chm doesn't seem to help find that file.  HELP!
> IIRC, there's a bug report on this and it's fixed for 3.1 -- please be
> patient (you can look at if you want to check the
> status).

Or switch now to 3.1rc1, which should have fewer bugs than 3.0.1.

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