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"Tcl/Tk 8.5 tutorial" - Apparently not available as single file?

All the documentation at http://tcl.tk/man/ is available as
*html.tar.gz except "Tcl/Tk 8.5 tutorial". Is there a reason or
just an accident of history.

I have ActiveTcl installed and its associated
ActiveTclHelp8.6.chm . This trifocal wearing senior citizen finds
it impossible to read comfortably. I prefer HTML as I have my
browser configured for legibility. I wish to have the tutorial
available on my machine.


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Richard
3/11/2016 11:45:35 AM
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> I have ActiveTcl installed and its associated=20
> ActiveTclHelp8.6.chm . This trifocal wearing senior citizen finds=20
> it impossible to read comfortably. I prefer HTML as I have my=20
> browser configured for legibility. I wish to have the tutorial=20
> available on my machine.

A solution is to put the pages on your PC using httrack : http://www.httrac=
k.com/page/1/en/index.html. After installation and having given a "project =
name" and the path of a directory of your choice ( ex : xyz )  just then po=
int the address to http://tcl.tk/man/tcl8.5/tutorial/tcltutorial.html . Lau=
nch it . At the end, it will last a few minutes, you will see a file "index=
..html" in "xyz" directory . And... just doubleclick and here you are...

It is web copier that you can use for a set of pages. The default settings =
are such that you will download the necessary pages, not all the website, w=
hich is not legal I think.=20

Olivier.

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Olivier
3/11/2016 3:18:46 PM
On 3/11/2016 9:18 AM, Olivier wrote:
>>
>> I have ActiveTcl installed and its associated
>> ActiveTclHelp8.6.chm . This trifocal wearing senior citizen finds
>> it impossible to read comfortably. I prefer HTML as I have my
>> browser configured for legibility. I wish to have the tutorial
>> available on my machine.
>
> A solution is to put the pages on your PC using httrack : http://www.httrack.com/page/1/en/index.html. After installation and having given a "project name" and the path of a directory of your choice ( ex : xyz )  just then point the address to http://tcl.tk/man/tcl8.5/tutorial/tcltutorial.html . Launch it . At the end, it will last a few minutes, you will see a file "index.html" in "xyz" directory . And... just doubleclick and here you are...
>
> It is web copier that you can use for a set of pages. The default settings are such that you will download the necessary pages, not all the website, which is not legal I think.
>
> Olivier.
>

*DUH* Who says you can't teach old dogs new tricks [or at least
remind them of old ones].
I've had it it installed for years. I was avoiding it because I
misunderstood how it stored the downloaded pages. It's so simple
to run that I had never looked at its documentation ;< It turns
out part of my confusion was not understanding HTML's "href" as
well as I thought I did.

Thank you.


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Richard
3/12/2016 12:53:46 PM
Em 12/03/16 12:53, Richard Owlett escreveu:
> On 3/11/2016 9:18 AM, Olivier wrote:
>> [...]
>> A solution is to put the pages on your PC using httrack

You may want to also take a look at wget (probably available on most
linuxes): https://www.gnu.org/software/wget/

--
{ricardo from kozmate.net}

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Ricardo
3/12/2016 7:15:49 PM
On 3/12/2016 1:15 PM, Ricardo kozmate.net wrote:
> Em 12/03/16 12:53, Richard Owlett escreveu:
>> On 3/11/2016 9:18 AM, Olivier wrote:
>>> [...]
>>> A solution is to put the pages on your PC using httrack
>
> You may want to also take a look at wget (probably available on
> most linuxes): https://www.gnu.org/software/wget/
>

A quick look suggests it may be useful for another project. It
also states it is available for Windows  also [see
http://wget.addictivecode.org/Faq#download].

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Richard
3/13/2016 11:35:53 AM
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