Opened 16 years ago

Closed 15 years ago

#310 closed defect (fixed)

GLI help headers not updating

Reported by: kjdon Owned by: anna
Priority: high Milestone: Release 2.81
Component: GLI Severity: minor
Keywords: Cc:


When GLI help files are updated (with translations?) the headers are not updating. Anna apparently knows about this and is looking into it.

Change History (1)

comment:1 by anna, 15 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

By default GLI reads the Help index files that contain the GLI Help headers from the jar file. So even if the local help_index.xml file has been changed, the updates can't be reflected in GLI, unless the current GLI.jar is deleted (so GLI use the local files instead) or a new GLI.jar is created. This causes unnecessary work for translators who want to view their GLI Help translations.

So now the default option is changed: if GLI applet is in use, read from the Jar file as before; otherwise, read from the local files. This is also consistent with other read operations in the HelpFrame class.

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