On 2009-10-25, Martin Nordholts <ense...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Keeping the documentation online is in many ways a good idea.
A bad idea for people who are most of the time on the road without
> There is one thing we could do better though. Right now
> when pressing F1 without a locally installed copy of the
> manual there is a dialog box that says "you don't have
> a copy of the GIMP user manual installed" with a button
> to go to the online manual.
A good thing. Yet better thing would be have a button with "install
Yet better would be if GIMP could try to check the connection, and
would stop showing "press f1 for help" if there is no local copy and
> IMO we should take the user directly to the online manual and not
> nag her with dialogs.
If you think the dialogue is nagging, it is better to make a checkbox
"do not show this again, show online help directly". AND, maybe,
never show the same dialogue in the same session.
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