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jporkkahtc

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help: categories and the "C" interface
« on: July 21, 2016, 11:50:26 pm »
#1 Seems like many things in the help file index are not in the "Contents" - as the "Sync" button doesn't work.
Might be nice if Contents was more complete.




#2 The Slick "C" api functions, (in programfiles\slick\h\...) seem to be in the index but their categories are wrong.
For example vsLoadTemplate.
In slickc.h:


  * @categories Window_Functions
When you goto this page in help from the index, at the bottom: (qthelp://com.slickedit.texteditor/doc/api/vsLoadTemplate.html)
Category: Window Functions 


But, clicking on "Windows functions" takes you to a page that doesn't mention vsLoadTemplate.
    qthelp://com.slickedit.texteditor/doc/api/Window_Functions.html


vsLoadTemplate is on the page "C Window functions"
qthelp://com.slickedit.texteditor/doc/api/CPP_Window_Functions.html


I think all the "C" functions are categorized a "C ${Category:}", but their references to categories aren't also prefixed with "C".




"C Window functions" can only be found by search. (Oh, it is in the index as cpp_window_functions, but who would ever think to try that?)
« Last Edit: July 22, 2016, 12:36:22 am by Clark »

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Re: help: categories and the "C" interface
« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2016, 01:06:25 am »
There are some quirks here.

Just use the "Macro Functions by Category" on the Help menu. It was specifically added for quick access to the API categories.