[PD] helpfiles

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Fri Jan 5 16:20:51 CET 2007

The PDDP standard for this is to have every object have its own help  
file, then have a shared "all_about" patch for the common parts.  You  
can link to that other patch using pddp/open or pddp/pddplink.

Each object's help patch should have an example that is specific to  
that object.  If there aren't different examples, then I don't see  
the point of having different objects...


On Jan 4, 2007, at 9:55 PM, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:

> I have several abstractions for which there should logically be one  
> common helpfile explaining them all at once. How do I specify the  
> name of the helpfile I want to have opened?
> I want to do like class_sethelpsymbol() but for abstractions  
> instead of externals.
> (Have I asked that question before? I don't remember)
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