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IDE Options - Help - Help Options
IDE Options - Help - External

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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.


An expandable list of topic-groups is provided, each with associated

  • Name
  • Unit file or directory
  • URL
  • URL-location

As of v1.2 preconfigured topic-groups are:


Windows: (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.


It is recommended to use CHM help as the files are compressed and are supported by the official installers.