[plt-scheme] 399: how to get the internal helpdesk browser?

From: Martin DeMello (martindemello at gmail.com)
Date: Thu May 8 04:50:24 EDT 2008

On Thu, May 8, 2008 at 1:19 AM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
>  > So I downloaded the PLT Scheme Full Unix Sources
>  > (plt-clean-tree.tgz), copied the doc and man directories from there
>  > to the plt-399 directory, and make install worked fine. The problem
>  > now is, both the "help desk" link from PLT and plt-help from the
>  > command line simply open up the webpage in gvim,
>  Did you set gvim as the default Gnome browser somehow?  The first
>  default that it would try is "gnome-open" -- what happens when you run
>  it (gnome-open) with a URL?

Oddly enough, running gnome-open from the bash prompt opens the page
in firefox, but running it from within drscheme opens the file in

>  > and I can see no option to invoke the internal browser. The best I
>  > can find in the preferences is to make it open in a browser
>  > instead. How do I get the internal help browser back?
>  The internal browser (Help Desk) is no longer used.

Ah. Shame - it felt nicer than using an external browser, somehow,
though that could just be a psychological thing.


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