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16 Jan 2022 17:48:58 EST (-0500)
  Re: Searching the Help file.  
From: Mike Horvath
Date: 2 Feb 2016 23:30:23
Message: <56b1825f$1@news.povray.org>
On 2/2/2016 5:05 AM, Stephen wrote:
> On 2/1/2016 10:43 PM, Mike Horvath wrote:
>> On 2/1/2016 8:52 AM, Stephen wrote:
>>>   There has been some talk about how the search function in the Help
>>> file is broken.
>>> I had forgotten about this workaround until I used it without thinking.
>>> When you search for a keyword and Help takes you to the top of a large
>>> page. Left click on the right hand pane and press Ctrl + F to bring up a
>>> search box. There you can search for your keyword.
>>>
>>
>> Some of the pages are simply too long. I can barely grab onto the
>> scrollbar handle.
>>
>>
> That is why the pop up search box is handy. The focus jumps to the first
> found search item. At least in the windows version it does.
>

It is still a PITA to scroll up and down that page though. It's hard to 
grab the scrollbar handle, and when you do grab it you can't move it in 
small increments. This is easily solvable by just splitting the page 
into a few smaller portions.


Mike


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