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Help doesn't start?

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After uninstalling and reinstalling AutoIt, help doesn't start from pressing F1. It doesn't do anything when I press F1. The help file is there and I can go and open it directly, however, it doesn't open using F1, besides not going straight to the command I have selected in the editor.

I've looked through the configuration files and don't find where that's configured.

I tried uninstalling and reinstalling again, without success.

Thanks

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Shastaman,

Have you saved the code you are wrking on as an .au3 file? None of the fancy AutoIt bits in SciTE work unless you are working on a saved .au3 file. :mellow:

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If problem is not as suggested by Melba23. Try this

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The suggested solution does not resolve the problem.

The problem is I start SciTe, open an AU3 file, highlight an AutoIT command, and press F1, but nothing happens. I want AutoIt help to start and go to the command highlighted.

I'm trying to find how where and how to configure “press F1 and AutoIt help starts”.

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I seem to recall that it only works with the full version of Scite installed.

http://www.autoitscript.com/autoit3/scite/


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Here's one fix I've used in making Scite semi-portable. It works on regular installations too:

Open this file in your AutoIt folder:

AutoIt3\SciTE\Properties\au3.properties

Go to this line:

command.help.$(au3)=$(autoit3dir)\Autoit3Help.exe "$(CurrentWord)"

Change it to:

command.help.$(au3)="$(SciteDefaultHome)\..\Autoit3Help.exe" "$(CurrentWord)"

Note you can save the previous setting by putting a "#~ " in front

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