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Old 12-08-2004, 05:58 AM   #1
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Program to read *.chm files

How do i read *.chm files?

Thanks for any help
Old 12-08-2004, 06:09 AM   #2
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Maybe this?
chm sucks.
Old 12-08-2004, 06:12 AM   #3
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hehe, ok thanks a lot
Old 12-08-2004, 08:38 AM   #4
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Electronkz, could you please give details about your opinion?
I don't know the CHM insides, so maybe indeed it... is not a good file-format.
But in a way, I like the idea. Because I often compose documents in HTML format (referencing external css/js files), and often I find it a pain, when I want to distribute a document, to explain to people that the files should be kept together, with the directory structure respected. Same goes with pages I save to disk from internet: this creates something_files/ directories, that IMHO I shouldn't have to deal with.

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I download xchm. when I can't install. I install wxGTK.. for xchm but I install xchm agian it message wxWidgets wrongs. Please help me. Step by Step How to Install. Thank You very much
Old 03-25-2006, 03:20 AM   #6
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This worked first time for me with RH9 and KDE. Thanks to Josh More who posted this on a mail list.

1. Install wxWindows
rpm -ivh *.rpm

2. Install CHM Lib
tar xvfz chmlib-0.31.tgz
cd chmlib-0.31/
vi Makefile
Change 'gcc-3.2' to 'gcc'
make install
cd ..

3. Install xCHM
tar xvfz xchm-0.8.tar.gz
cd xchm-0.8/
make install

4. Adjust /etc/ to look in /usr/local/lib.
Remember to run ldconfig

5. Add .chm to Konqueror as a valid file association

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