[GNC-dev] Documentation Redo

Frank H. Ellenberger frank.h.ellenberger at gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 14:45:17 EDT 2018

Am 18.09.18 um 16:58 schrieb David T. via gnucash-devel:
> The wild card in this Assistance Continuum is the wiki. There is a lot of useful information there; how would a user know to find it? Placing an actual link to the wiki is doomed to fail, since the wiki is by nature dynamic. Is there some way to add a canned search of the wiki to context help? This canned search would allow the user to retrieve information on the wiki as it existed at the time of the search, rather than at the time of the help authorship.

I don't know off hand, but we can at least add the following and could
probably add menu point in gnucashs help menu :
From 8f3d722a8830394e8916fc2a72ba4a8e3a17445c Tue, 18 Sep 2018 20:38:08
From: Frank H. Ellenberger <frank.h.ellenberger at gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2018 20:36:37 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] Add Wiki Search page to Getting Help

diff --git a/help/C/Help_ch_GettingHelp.xml b/help/C/Help_ch_GettingHelp.xml
index d940810..5e5a659 100644
--- a/help/C/Help_ch_GettingHelp.xml
+++ b/help/C/Help_ch_GettingHelp.xml
@@ -115,6 +115,8 @@
      Questions</ulink> page should be a first stop whenever you
      encounter difficulty using
+     <tip><para>You should also try its
+     <ulink url="https://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Special:Search">search

    <sect2 id="more_help">

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