[Sidefx-houdini-list] Getting info on the predefined variables

Andy Nicholas andy at andynicholas.com
Sun Oct 14 10:48:58 EDT 2007

Sure, chm are Windows specific, but that'd be quite helpful for those of
us who are using Windows! ;-)  I really don't mind how the help
information is packaged, as long as it provides the quickest and most
direct way possible to access information (which I don't think it does at
the moment, at least for Windows users anyway).

This is the paper I was referring to. Someone posted the link the other
day, it's a great resource:


> Andy Nicholas a écrit :
>> It's interesting to see someone else having some of the same issues that
>> I
>> had while trying to get into Houdini. I found it quite overwhelming
>> having
>> to deal with the expression language and HScript, it's easy to get the
>> two
>> mixed up.
> :-)
> I also send between 5 and 10 doc bugs a day...
>> Just for the record, I'd love to see a compiled help (.chm) version of
>> the
>> Houdini docs. It supports much better contents, index, and search
>> functionality. In fact, I ended up generating one myself based on exhelp
>> just for expressions which proved to be very useful.
> I don't think it's possible, bacause .chm are Windows creatures.
>> BTW, I really welcome the tools roadmap document that's just been
>> produced.
> What are you talking about ??

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