[squeak-dev] HelpSystem (was Documentation Team)

Alexander Lazarević laza at blobworks.com
Thu Apr 22 06:58:52 UTC 2010

2010/4/21 Ralph Johnson <johnson at cs.uiuc.edu>:
> Most systems do not try to implement an HTML viewer.  Instead, they
> talk to whatever web browser you are already using.  Why can't Squeak
> do the same?  There ought to be some way ti send a URL to an already
> open browser and tell it to open a window on it.  This is probably
> done differently on the Mac, WIndows and Linux, but we out to be able
> to make a simple Squeak API to hide this.

I don't know if this still works on all platforms, but you could try
the following after loading FFI.

(Installer repository:
'http://www.squeaksource.com/ExternalWebBrowser') install:
ExternalWebBrowser openOnUrl:


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