Re: [Rd] Request: bring back windows chm help support (PR#14034)

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 01 Nov 2009 18:04:20 -0500

On Sun, Nov 1, 2009 at 5:55 PM, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca> wrote:
> What is it that you particularly liked about the CHM help?  One thing it did
> well was the table of contents at the side, and the built-in search.  I
> would like to get those back, in the HTML help.  Is there anything else?
>

The main thing I miss is the speed. On my Vista system with IE8 it seems to come up slower than the chm based help.

Has anyone tried it with a text-based browser such as lynx to see if it runs faster that way? Is there an option to specify which browser to use for help?



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