What program can be used to view/convert *.chm (win help) files?
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which you can use to decompile the chm file into regular html file(s). there are rpms available. also what you'll need to do is to edit the archmage script (get's installed in /usr/bin) and change the first line of the script to:
since the chm.py module is installed in python2.2's libraries in /usr/lib/python2.2
after converting, go to destination directory and open up index.html.
- make install (or checkinstall for those of you who want to be able to uninstall easy):
- compile example programs (this is the scope of all this... in the example programs there is one which extracts the files from .chm):
After you make examples in the directory of chmlib will be the executable extract_chmLib . This is the thing you need. It extracts the html and images from .chm and makes a browsable site out of the .chm which you will be able to see with any browser.
That's it. This is what I use and I'm very happy with it. No stupid bloated X programs for which you need 1000 libraries to make them work. Easy and simple.
Originally posted by megaspaz probably because /usr/local/lib isn't in your searchable path. I know redhat doesn't put /usr/local in the searchable path
path and there's probably a few other distros that don't either.
the quick down and dirty way to fix your problem is to probably create a symlink in /usr/lib to that file in /usr/local/lib.