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Python 3.7 Windows Help Behaviour


On 29/06/2018 17:53, Terry Reedy wrote:
> On 6/29/2018 6:14 AM, BlindAnagram wrote:
>> In Python 3.7.0 on Windows the help file (python370.chm) displays with a
>> fixed line length and does not adjust its line length when the user
>> expands the help window horizontally.? This behaviour is different to
>> that of the Python 3.6 help file (python360.chm) which adjusts its text
>> to fit the horizontal width of the help window.
>>
>> Is this a deliberate change or one that can be turned on or off in some
>> way (I prefer the Python 3.6 behaviour)?
> 
> I believe that this is a deliberate regression imposed by 'experts' who
> believe in form over function and 'controlling the user experience'.
> 3.6.6 has been 'fixated' also.

Thank you for your response.  If you are right it is a pity that the
user choice of width has been removed since it now looks stupidly narrow
on my high resolution display.  It looks like I will have to use the
Python 3.6 file even in Python 3.7 :-(