Provides a mechanism to view help about the activity in the current locale within the activity itself.
- Name: Kalpa Welivitigoda
- Email: callkalpa [AT] gmail.com
- Targeted release: (0.102)
- Last updated: (10 October 2013)
- Percentage of completion: 100%
This enables the user to view the help for current activity in the current locale within the activity itself. The user doesn't need to go to Help activity and find the help page for the current activity. He/she can press Ctrl+Shift+H and if there is help content for the current activity, it will pop up a window with the help content in it. This is similar to the view source pop up window in activities. If there is not help content for that particular activity, it will write an error message in the log. If help content in current locale is not available and if they are available in English, it will display the help content in English.
Benefit to Sugar
This feature was developed as my Google Summer of Code project in 2013. The feature will enhance the platform by providing a way to view in activity help and in the current locale.
Impact to existing sugar code: extensions/globalkey/Makefile.am src/jarabe/view/Makefile.am New code: extensions/globalkey/viewhelp.py src/jarabe/view/viewhelp.py
There is the pop up window similar to that of the view source window.
How To Test
Apply the code at https://github.com/callkalpa/sugar/tree/activity_help
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