Problem with macports install, any help greatly appreciated

John Essam jnessam at
Mon Jun 14 09:05:17 PDT 2010

Tried putting into the web  
browser box, in preferences, message comes up saying not supported.  
Also put "use a locally installed copy " thin doesn't work either

Locally installed copy
On 14 Jun 2010, at 05:11, Scott Webster wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 13, 2010 at 8:23 PM, Scott Webster <sewebster at>  
> wrote:
>> In gimp, try:
>> Edit -> Preferences
>> then click on the "Help System" pane, then switch the "User manual"
>> drop-down to "Use a locally installed copy".
> But we'd probably be better off using the online version (which might
> be out of date) instead of the local version (which is definitely out
> of date).  It looks to me like this is a bug, but I'm not sure if it's
> with macports or upstream.  Switching to
> (instead of
> works in a web browser.
> The string gimp-help.xml only occurs a few times in the source, but
> I'm not sure I want to rebuild gimp to see if I can fix it.
> I'll probably file a ticket somewhere...
> Scott

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