in-application Help

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fostertom
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in-application Help

Postby fostertom » Sun Jul 24, 2016 11:36 am

OS: Windows 7
Word size of OS: 64-bit
Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit
Version: 0.16.6704 (Git)
Build type: Release
Branch: releases/FreeCAD-0-16
Hash: 0c449d7e8f9b2b1fb93e3f8d1865e2f59d7ed253
Python version: 2.7.8
Qt version: 4.8.7
Coin version: 4.0.0a
OCC version: 6.8.0.oce-0.17

Help>Help (or F1) has no result.
Jason C. Wells
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Re: in-application Help

Postby Jason C. Wells » Mon Jul 25, 2016 6:47 pm

I have noticed this too. The offline help disappeared in version 0.16 and is also not present in 0.17.
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sgrogan
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Re: in-application Help

Postby sgrogan » Mon Jul 25, 2016 8:30 pm

Jason C. Wells wrote:I have noticed this too. The offline help disappeared in version 0.16 and is also not present in 0.17.
Thanks for the report.
For 0.16 this is a packaging bug with the installer. libmysql.dll is missing from the package.
For 0.17 the documentation folder is intentionally not included in the .7z to keep the download size down, it's not very big though so I could include it if there's interest.
There have been a couple of commits backported to the 0.16 release branch, so when I make updated solvers I will fix this.
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Re: in-application Help

Postby Jason C. Wells » Mon Jul 25, 2016 8:43 pm

Do we want to file a proper bug report for the sake of completeness? Is the forum post sufficient?

Just trying to learn how things get done in FreeCAD world.
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sgrogan
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Re: in-application Help

Postby sgrogan » Mon Jul 25, 2016 8:46 pm

Jason C. Wells wrote:Do we want to file a proper bug report for the sake of completeness? Is the forum post sufficient?
Please create a ticket so I don't forget. For the 0.16 portion.
If one of the people who can assign bugs on the tracker sees this you can assign it to me.
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Re: in-application Help

Postby Jason C. Wells » Mon Jul 25, 2016 8:56 pm

Submitted issue #2641