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Re: changing the help file

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  • Antoine J. Mechelynck
    ... [...] Your admin ought to have placed the vim help files under $VIMRUNTIME/doc/ but you can find them elsewhere (if they are in some directory on your
    Message 1 of 2 , Oct 31, 2002
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      Sharath Malladi <sharath_malladi@...> wrote:
      > hi,
      >
      > when i type :help at the vim editor, it says
      > Sorry, help file "/usr/local/share/vim/doc/help.txt" not found
      >
      > Why this happens is obvious, but how do i change the helpfile
      > to point to some file that i can store in my home directory.
      > ( Perhaps my .vimrc to set some variable ? )
      >
      > I am not the admin and the /usr/local is not under my control.
      >
      > i searched through the list archive and could not
      > find a solution.
      >
      > -S.

      [...]

      Your admin ought to have placed the vim help files under $VIMRUNTIME/doc/
      but you can find them elsewhere (if they are in some directory on your
      computer): see :help 'helpfile'.

      HTH,
      Tony.
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