[Tutor] setting

Brian van den Broek broek at cc.umanitoba.ca
Wed Oct 19 17:48:36 CEST 2005

Shi Mu said unto the world upon 2005-10-19 07:22:
> I have installed Python 2.3 and I type "help()" and then "Keywords".
> I get a list of words. And it says that I can enter any of the words
> to get more help.  I enter
> "and" and I get the following error message:
> "Sorry, topic and keyword documentation is not available because the Python
> HTML documentation files could not be found.  If you have installed them,
> please set the environment variable PYTHONDOCS to indicate their location."
> but I have set both the environment variable, with the path to be
> C:\Python23\Doc which includes python23.chm
> Why I still got the above error message?
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Hi Shi Mu,

I solved that problem by downloading the html version of the docs from 
  the python site, and placing them in the same dir as the .chm, 
setting PYTHONDOCS appropriately.


Brian vdB

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