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Re: PSPP Reference Manual Error Message

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: PSPP Reference Manual Error Message
Date: Fri, 25 May 2012 09:44:41 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.2 (gnu/linux)

John Darrington <address@hidden> writes:

> On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 10:15:45PM -0700, J R wrote:
>      I just installed PSPP (PSPP_0.7.9_2012-05-15_32bits) on a Windows
>      Vista computer.  Started the application, went to Help - Reference
>      Manual.  Got the following error message:
>      error: Cannot open reference manual: Failed to execute helper program
>      (Invalid argument).  The PSPP user manual is also available...
>      Is there something I can do to correct this problem?
> The short answer is: so long as you use Windows, No.
> However it should work fine under a free system, with the Gnome
> desktop environment installed.  Debian and Ubuntu work fine for example.
> The windows installer does provide the manual as a separate  .pdf file too,
> so you can use that (or refer to the online version of course).
> The longer answer is: yout would need to devise a Texinfo to .CHM filter 
> to convert the manual to a format that Windows would accept.  I have no
> idea how hard this would be.

Perhaps the Windows packager should remove this menu item.

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