API Javadoc path in Mac Leopard

Hello,

I recently changed to IDEA so I'm still learning but I searched in Google and in the forums for some hours and I can't get this thing working.

I have a Mac Leopard with Java 1.5.0 and IDEA 7.0.3 build 7757. I need to be able to check out the API javadoc from within IDEA. ^J doesn't show the doc.

I tried to put in "IntelliJ IDEA > Preferences > Project Settings > JavaDoc Paths" the JAR's with the API with no success, in this case: /System/Library/Frameworks/JavaVM.framework/Versions/1.5.0/Home/docs.jar & appledocs.jar

I also tried with: /Developer/Documentation/DocSets/com.apple.ADC_Reference_Library.Java15APIReference.docset/Contents/Resources/Documents/documentation/Java/Reference/1.5.0/doc/api/index.html

No success.

Any help is welcome.

Thanks in advance.

Ricardo.

Edited by: Ricardo Navarro Vásquez on May 7, 2008 3:24 PM

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It seems that IDEA can't read JAR's with documentation, just like Apple provides.
Unzip the JAR's and use the HTML's.

The solution, as supplied from the support team (great service):

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"Hello Ricardo,

The path should point to a directory with the documentation (/api
subdirectory), not to the jar. As it opens in the browser, which
cannot display pages from inside the jar."

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