> 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.