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{{IDE Window: Help Options}}
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<noinclude>{{IDE Window: Help Options}}<!--- This page may be used as template in other pages ---></noinclude>
 
<br />''(Help for this tab should be presented in hints, because when nothing is yet configured...)''
 
<br />''(Help for this tab should be presented in hints, because when nothing is yet configured...)''
  
 
===Help Options===
 
===Help Options===
;HTML browser
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;HTML browser:
  
;CHM Help viewer:  
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;CHM Help viewer: CHM help should be preconfigured if you installed Lazarus via an installer. See [[Installing Help in_the IDE#Installing CHM help (Lazarus 1.0 and later)|details on downloading/checking/configuring CHM help]].
CHM help should be preconfigured if you installed Lazarus via an installer. See  
 
[[Installing Help in_the IDE#Installing CHM help (Lazarus 1.0 and later)|details on downloading/checking/configuring CHM help]].
 
  
===External===
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===Databases===
An expandable list of topic-groups is provided, each with associated
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Whenever the help is invoked, databases will be scanned  for help information
* Name
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;RTLUnits:
* Unit file or directory
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;FCLUnits:
* URL
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;Free Pascal Compiler Messages:
* URL-location
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;LazUtilsUnits:
As of v1.2 preconfigured topic-groups are:
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;FPC Language Reference:
 
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;LCL - Lazarus component library:
;Windows
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;Free Pascal Compiler Directives:
Windows:
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;External help:
(Help on Windows should simply use "open" with the document type, but...)
 
For "HTML Browser" set BrowserPath to your <browser>.exe. That's all, for now.
 
 
 
;PostgresSQL
 
It is recommended to use CHM help as the files are compressed and are supported by the official installers.
 
 
 
;Gtk2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Latest revision as of 20:44, 13 July 2020

IDE Options - Help - Help Options

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(Help for this tab should be presented in hints, because when nothing is yet configured...)

Help Options

HTML browser
CHM Help viewer
CHM help should be preconfigured if you installed Lazarus via an installer. See details on downloading/checking/configuring CHM help.

Databases

Whenever the help is invoked, databases will be scanned for help information

RTLUnits
FCLUnits
Free Pascal Compiler Messages
LazUtilsUnits
FPC Language Reference
LCL - Lazarus component library
Free Pascal Compiler Directives
External help