[plt-scheme] View Keyword Docs in Emacs (Quack mode)

From: Neil Van Dyke (neil at neilvandyke.org)
Date: Mon May 12 16:45:51 EDT 2008

I was just seeing this in my installation of 372.  A temporary 
workaround is to add some additional directories to your 
"quack-pltcollect-dirs" variable.

In my case, I did  "M-x customize-variable RET quack-pltcollect-dirs 
RET" in Emacs and added the following two directories:


I will fix the Quack code when I get a chance.

By the way, for doing MrEd GUI work, I generally recommend using 
DrScheme.  If you want, you can have the files in Emacs at the same time 
they're in DrScheme, and keep the two in sync by reverting buffers.  On 
the Emacs side, I use "revbufs.el" when doing this with multiple files: 

Andrei Stebakov wrote at 05/12/2008 03:54 PM:
> I am using version 372 (current) from 
> http://download.plt-scheme.org/drscheme/.
> Maybe I should get the latest to avoid many problems that I have (not 
> being able to run most of the GUI apps, for example)
> Andrew
> On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 3:47 PM, Neil Van Dyke <neil at neilvandyke.org 
> <mailto:neil at neilvandyke.org>> wrote:
>     That feature doesn't yet work with the new documentation format in
>     3.99.  Is that the version you're using?
>     Andrei Stebakov wrote at 05/12/2008 03:36 PM:
>         It doesn't work for me. Every time I try to look up the
>         documentation for a function name, I put a cursor on it and
>         run quack-view-keyword-docs and it says "Sorry, no
>         documentation found for keyword.".
>         I set an environment variable PLTHOME which points to my
>         d:\DrScheme folder. Under the folder I have doc directory with
>         documentation.
>         How can I make it work?

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