[Lazarus] How to install local copy of RTL/FCL/LCL documentation (from CCR)?

Chris Kirkpatrick chris.kirkpatrick at doctors.org.uk
Tue Sep 16 22:24:10 CEST 2008

You can get a (nearly!) nightly build of all the html docs at

There will be a file called
(It's actually a couple of weeks since it was last updated - the numbers 
obviously give the date, but when all is working correctly it happens 
almost nightly).

Regards - Chris

Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 3:54 PM, Reenen Laurie <rlaurie at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Lazarus can be setup to read the LCL and RTL docs directly from the
>>> XML files as tooltip help.
>> Please tell us more!  I'd love to know how we can do this.  Any wiki
>> page that exists on how to do this?
> :-)  This has been is v0.9.25 (svn trunk) for some time now.  Lazarus
> automatically finds the LCL documentation. I think it does for RTL as
> well (Mattias?).
> For external packages (*.lpk) like tiopf.lpk or fpgui_toolkit.lpk you
> do the following:
>   * Open the xxx.lpk package
>   * Click "Options | IDE Integration" and then fill in the path(s) to
> the *.xml docs in the "FPDoc file paths" edit box.
> Now if you hover the mouse over something like TfpgWindow (a window
> class, part of fpGUI Toolkit), a tooltip will appear containing the
> help defined in the *.xml files. :-)  An awesome feature in Lazarus!!
> Regards,
>  - Graeme -
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