POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.beta-test : v3.8 help file update : Re: v3.8 help file update Server Time
24 Jun 2021 07:33:01 EDT (-0400)
  Re: v3.8 help file update  
From: clipka
Date: 3 Nov 2018 09:14:30
Message: <5bdd9f36$1@news.povray.org>
Am 03.11.2018 um 11:49 schrieb Jim Holsenback:
> On 11/2/18 11:24 AM, Kenneth wrote:
>> I *could* be doing something wrong on my end-- that's always a 
>> possibility, ha--
>>   but I don't think so.
> 
> since i'm not a doze user take what i say with a grain of salt... iirc 
> this /may/ be a help file naming issue, or something to do with the 
> post-processing that clipka does to turn the docs into chm format

I could not generate the symptoms here with the original generated file; 
I had to download the file from GitHub to re-produce the issue.

Turns out green is on the right track: The symptom observed is a side 
effect of downloading the file from the internet. This sets an NTFS file 
attribute telling other software that the file may be unsafe to use. I'm 
not exactly sure what mechanism kicks in next, but my conjecture is that 
the help file viewer refuses to display the HTML pages embedded in the 
help file because they try to load a small JavaScript code snippet.

Unblocking the file (see my other post) solves the issue here.


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