[Lazarus] Help system questions

Reinier Olislagers reinierolislagers at gmail.com
Fri Sep 19 14:41:38 CEST 2014

On 19/09/2014 14:34, Richard Mace wrote:
> Excellent, is this likely to get into 1.26?
> Richard
> On 19 September 2014 12:42, Reinier Olislagers
> <reinierolislagers at gmail.com <mailto:reinierolislagers at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     On 13/09/2014 07:00, Reinier Olislagers wrote:
>     > I'm working on fixing some things in the help system.
>     > 2. My patch in
>     > http://bugs.freepascal.org/view.php?id=26079
>     > seems to work ok: for context-sensitive lhelp is started, hidden, loads
>     > .chm files and then is shown once the files are loaded.
>     > Then it shows the help for the requested item.
>     Just implemented a fix for this that works for me on FPC trunk x86,
>     Lazarus trunk, Windows.
>     Menu Help/Help should also show help contents (after starting up lhelp).
>     Would appreciate people on other platforms to test and tell me if it
>     doesn't work.
>     Thanks.

Please don't top-post when others bottom-post, thanks.

I would first like to see this tested out well across a range of
machines as the lhelp simpleIPC code seems to be timing-sensitive, so
no, I don't think so.


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