Issue with python365.chm on window 7
bgibbeme at us.ibm.com
Tue Apr 24 08:15:50 EDT 2018
see my comments below denoted by +++++
From: Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu>
To: python-list at python.org
Date: 04/23/2018 06:45 PM
Subject: Re: Issue with python365.chm on window 7
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This is a good place to start.
> But I downloaded .chm version of the Python guide and found that it is
> working in windows 7
How did you download it?
++++I downloaded it from the
How did you try to make it 'work'?
What did it do instead?
++++Used the web resources... but I am looking for an offline resources. I
anticipate I will be in an area that I will not have access to the
Have you successfully run Python Windows Help before?
++++I have used windows help files before and they work fine. In fact I
can user the windows help file that came installed with version of python.
the one that I download of the web site is the problem.
I installed python.org 64-bit 3.6.5 on Win 10 with the .exe installer.
I run it by clicking on Python 3.6 => Python 3.6 Manuals in the Win10
version of what was Start Menu. The icon is a notebook page with
question mark. Window like it has for over a decade, with sidebar on
If anyone else has 3.6.5 (the latest 3.6) on Win 7, what to you see?
++++ if I go that route above I can see a working help file on windows
which is a successful workround for me.
the one you download from the website by itself I still cannot open.
Terry Jan Reedy
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