[Lazarus] Some IDE/LHelp issues

John Landmesser jmlandmesser at gmx.de
Tue Feb 2 13:14:06 CET 2021


Am 02.02.21 um 12:49 schrieb John Landmesser via lazarus:
> Am 02.02.21 um 11:22 schrieb Rolf Wetjen via lazarus:
>> Maybe someone can help with a few issues around LHelp in the IDE:
>>
>> 1) When LHelp opens (regardless if opens with Tools->CHM-Help or F1
>> context help) it opens with 11 tabs.
>> Some of them have a caption, some of them are [unknown]. The [unknown]
>> ones come up with an error message "ms-its:xyz.chm::/index.html not
>> found!"
>>
>> 2) One of [unknown] tabs is completely empty:
>> "ms-its:toc.chm::/index.html not found!"
>>
>> 3) There are two lcl tabs. One show a message "Loaded:
>> ms-its:lcl.chm::/index.html in ... ms", the other one doesn't show a
>> load message.
>>
>> 3) There's no possibility to search in all files simultanously. May be
>> this is the missing toc.chm::/index.html?
>>
>> 4) The first context search is a racing car. All following context
>> searches are a bicycle. Time for a coffee.
>>
>> I'd like to check for this.
>>
>> Is there any documentation about the structure of the chm files
>> reagarding the missing index.html?
>> What's the meaning of the database definition fields in
>> Tools-Settins-Help? There are entries for 8 databases. What about the
>> missing ones.
>> How does the IDE calls LHelp?
>>
>> Any ideas?
>>
>> Rolf
>>
> General Info at:
>
> https://wiki.lazarus.freepascal.org/IDE_Window:_Help_Options
>
> plus:
>
> https://wiki.lazarus.freepascal.org/Installing_Help_in_the_IDE#Installing_CHM_help_.28Lazarus_1.0_and_later.29
>
>
> see here chapter:
>
> fpdoc entries of RTL and FCL
>
> to svn checkout all chm-help-files
>
>
> I have your questions too for a long time but i'm just a hobbyist so i
> can live these lack of knowledge.
>
> Regards
>
> John Landmesser
>
>

Have a look at this:

[john1 at manjaro fpcdocs]$ svn info
Pfad: .
Wurzelpfad der Arbeitskopie: /home/john1/lazarus/docs/chm/fpcdocs
URL: https://svn.freepascal.org/svn/fpcdocs/trunk
Relative URL: ^/trunk
Basis des Projektarchivs: https://svn.freepascal.org/svn/fpcdocs
UUID des Projektarchivs: 583a4693-3df7-0310-a210-d425ad3023e7
Revision: 1800
Knotentyp: Verzeichnis
Plan: normal
Letzter Autor: michael
Letzte geänderte Rev: 1800
Letztes √Ąnderungsdatum: 2021-01-31 18:15:57 +0100 (So, 31. Jan 2021)



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