[racket] Quick on-screen documentation

From: Stephen De Gabrielle (stephen.degabrielle at acm.org)
Date: Fri Apr 27 12:15:36 EDT 2012

I like.

On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 4:23 PM, Laurent <laurent.orseau at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> Here is a script that displays on-screen the signatures of functions and
> forms for most of the usual libraries (see screenshots).
> This avoids the cost to launch the whole documentation in an external
> browser when all you want is the order of the arguments or their contracts.
> Hopefully it can help some people like me that always need to refer to the
> docs, even for common functions.
> I only tested on my linux desktop so I'm interested in knowing if that
> works correctly on other platforms too.
> The script itself is here:
> http://planet.plt-scheme.org/package-source/orseau/script-plugin.plt/2/7/examples/def-signatures.rkt
> and you can partially test it as a standalone module (see the Test section
> at the end of the file), but it is in fact a part of the script plugin,
> with which a shortcut can be assigned to it (otherwise there is little
> point in this script).
> To download:
> (require (planet orseau/script-plugin:2:7/tool))
> then restart DrRacket.
> Laurent
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