[racket] Documentation enhancement suggestions

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Mon Jan 2 10:26:48 EST 2012

FWIW, in DrRacket, you can type f1 to search for the text that's at
the current insertion point and you can right click on a word to do a
similar search. The online check syntax makes it possible to jump
right to the docs for a given imported variable.


On Mon, Jan 2, 2012 at 8:49 AM, Erich Rast <erich at snafu.de> wrote:
> I personally have no quirks with the existing documentation, I think
> it's excellent. But here is another suggestion that I would find
> tremendously helpful: an auto-hover live help that pops up information
> about function definitions plus a short explanation of what the function
> does directly in the IDE, or at least allows you to perform a search
> for the function in the help pages with a simple mouse click.
> For an example of what I mean, take a look at GNAT Programming Studio;
> it gives "online" help to produdures and functions while you type them.
> Any volunteers? ;-)
> Best,
> Erich
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