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[openFATE 306322] Accessing PDFs from within the help centers
Feature changed by: Karl Eichwalder (keichwa)
Feature #306322, revision 13
Title: Accessing PDFs from within the help centers

openSUSE-11.2: Rejected by Juergen Weigert (jnweiger)
reject date: 2009-10-12 18:13:25
reject reason: too late for 11.2
Priority
Requester: Mandatory
Projectmanager: Desirable

Requested by: Karl Eichwalder (keichwa)
Partner organization: openSUSE.org

Description:
Make PDFs available from within the help centers. For yelp something
along these lines works:
/usr/share/help/opensuse-startup-pdf_en.document :
[Document]
DocPath=file:///usr/share/doc/manual/opensuse-startup_en-pdf/opensuse-
startup_en.pdf
DocType=text/pdf
DocLang=en
Icon=document2
Categories=System;Core;Translation;Documentation
Name=PDF of the openSUSE Startup Guide (en)
Name[en]=PDF of the openSUSE Startup Guide (en)
DocIdentifier=com.novell.opensuse-startupen
DocWeight=0

Business case (Partner benefit):
openSUSE.org: User will find documentation...

Discussion:
#1: Michael Löffler (michl19) (2009-04-16 10:56:44)
Karl, could you please explain what the benefit would be and for whom?

#2: Karl Eichwalder (keichwa) (2009-04-20 12:45:59) (reply to #1)
openSUSE: ATM, If the user installs the PDF, he must check the file
list using YaST or "rpm -ql", if he wants to open the PDF with a PDF
viewer. With .document files, the user will see the PDF in the help
center (yelp); clicking on the title of a PDF file automatically starts
the default PDF viewer.
SLED: ATM, the SLED admin who installs the PDFs, must tell the desktop
user where he can find the PDFs.
SLES: It probably does not matter that much.
Todo. Find out how all this works with khelpcenter.

#3: Stephan Kulow (coolo) (2009-06-24 12:16:28) (reply to #2)
for khelpcenter it should be sufficient to have a .desktop with
Help=file:/..*pdf, but it's been a while since I looked :)

+ #5: Karl Eichwalder (keichwa) (2014-03-04 09:50:13)
+ Thanks for the reminder.
+ We now have .page files for yelp to make the HTML output accessible;
+ ATM, there is a small bug, though: bnc#866668 (nice number!). PDFs will
+ not be accessible from yelp/




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https://features.opensuse.org/306322

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