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

From: Robby Findler (robby at cs.uchicago.edu)
Date: Fri May 9 11:41:12 EDT 2008

Just as a stopgap, there is also the plt-help executable and hitting
f1 in drscheme will search for the phrase at the insertion point.


On Fri, May 9, 2008 at 9:20 AM, Prabhakar Ragde <plragde at uwaterloo.ca> wrote:
> Yavuz Arkun wrote:
>> Indeed, I remember this being a particular bugbear of me until it was
>> fixed in 3.99 series. I was getting distracted by the discordant look of the
>> internal browser and rendered text compared to the rest of my desktop.
> It's also discordant for me when I choose Help Desk in and get
> switched to my browser, meaning I have to switch back. I'm sure I'll get
> used to it. Harder to deal with is the loss of search capability. There's no
> search box in the top level help document. The master index is huge and slow
> to load even though it's a local file and I have a fast laptop. A search
> yields just a bunch of index entries without context; I have to hover my
> cursor over each one and look at the "status bar" in my browser to try to
> guess what section of what manual it will take me to by deciphering the
> displayed URL. I think the overall scheme of the documentation is a great
> improvement from 3xx, but it's a work in progress, clearly. --PR
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