Issue with python365.chm on window 7

Brian Gibbemeyer bgibbeme at us.ibm.com
Tue Apr 24 13:00:39 EDT 2018


Thank you, feels good to be back.

Since the picture won't go through let me explain the I see

The file at
https://www.python.org/ftp/python/3.6.4/python364.chm

Loads up into a window help container. Looks normal
but if if I try to click on one of the index branches on the left hand 
side, nothing appears in the right pane.







From:   Ethan Furman <ethan at stoneleaf.us>
To:     python-list at python.org
Date:   04/24/2018 11:31 AM
Subject:        Re: Issue with python365.chm on window 7
Sent by:        "Python-list" 
<python-list-bounces+bgibbeme=us.ibm.com at python.org>



On 04/24/2018 07:15 AM, Brian Gibbemeyer wrote:

> I found that Python speaks to the rest api....therefore I get to code 
with
> python. I haven't touched python in 14 years.

Welcome back!  :)

> Normally I do not respond to these types of responses. Due to the power 
of
> relative anonymity on the internet, it just escalates out of control
> quickly and is usually not constructive.

Hopefully Bob was just having a bad day.  I know it's happened to me. 
Thank you for your respectful reply.

> But if the list would have posted the graphic that I attached to the
> original email it would have more self explanatory

This is a text-only mailing list, not a web forum.  Graphics are stripped.

> Bob if you can go to
> 
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.python.org_downloads_release_python-2D364_&d=DwICAg&c=jf_iaSHvJObTbx-siA1ZOg&r=3-xCv_9fHD4qEMBICdrDmpWXQjchU-G2EWkEPa84asc&m=Lqd4Q1H0B7dhLZtfdHwoEFQFJkgaTXOYH0axA4T1p44&s=cy3Qx7XVml3FlwR_r5FAGCQdNxr79tEaVb7-SRHfjpY&e=

>
>
> And download the help file
>
>   I have link below.
>
> 
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.python.org_ftp_python_3.6.4_python364.chm&d=DwICAg&c=jf_iaSHvJObTbx-siA1ZOg&r=3-xCv_9fHD4qEMBICdrDmpWXQjchU-G2EWkEPa84asc&m=Lqd4Q1H0B7dhLZtfdHwoEFQFJkgaTXOYH0axA4T1p44&s=XwGHjV37PtHSTaAeJPWmYskbS2tNxY7Pw7mAbPtPd0g&e=

>
> See if you can open that up and report back.

Downloaded, opened:  I see the topics on the left, but the main frame is 
empty; it stays empty no matter which topic I 
click on.

Windows  7 Pro, Service Pack 1
Windows 10 Pro

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~Ethan~

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