Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2009 16:25:20 -0400
Reply-To: "Fehd, Ronald J. (CDC/CCHIS/NCPHI)" <rjf2@CDC.GOV>
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From: "Fehd, Ronald J. (CDC/CCHIS/NCPHI)" <rjf2@CDC.GOV>
Subject: Re: 9.2 windows help file: "preparing index for first use" every
time the .chm is launched
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that's a known problem w/v9.2.1 (aka phase 1)
is fixed in v9.2.2 (aka phase 2)
Ronald J. Fehd, IT Spec
HelpDesk Level 3: SAS
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> Subject: 9.2 windows help file: "preparing index for first
> use" every time the .chm is launched
> Hey All,
> This is a bit obscure, but I figured I'd try.
> I've got an icon in my quick launch tray that pops the main
> SAS help file. On my system that is:
> "C:\Program Files\SAS\SASFoundation\9.2\core\help\common.chm"
> *Every* time I launch that guy, I get a delay while windows
> "prepares the index for first use".
> If I have an explorer window open to the folder that contains
> the chm, I can see windows rebuilding the corresponding .chw
> file--the size goes to zero, and then back up to 10,626 kb,
> and the date modified is updated to the current date/time.
> This happens on every single launch of that help file--even
> if I've only exited help a second before.
> Some collegues pointed me to this:
> But that reads as if the problem is peculiar to invoking help
> from an interactive sas session while a PROC is running. I'm
> not using interactive sas at all (and so the "temporary
> solution" cited does me no good).
> Is anybody else seeing this behavior &/or does anyone have a fix?
> Many thanks!
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