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Zeal (Portable)

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0.3.0 | Updated: 12 Oct 2016



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Zeal (Portable) 0.3.0

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To install Zeal (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Zeal (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Zeal (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


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    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade zeal.portable -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'0.3.0'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade zeal.portable -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'0.3.0'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install zeal.portable
    name: zeal.portable
    version: '0.3.0'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'zeal.portable' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '0.3.0'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller zeal.portable
    Name     = "zeal.portable"
    Version  = "0.3.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'zeal.portable':
  ensure   => '0.3.0',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

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This package is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.

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  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
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Learn more about chocolatey's distinction of installed versus portable apps and/or learn about this kind of package.

This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 15 Oct 2016.


Zeal is an offline documentation browser inspired by Dash, available for Linux and Windows.

  • Quickly search documentation using Alt+Space (or customised) hotkey to display Zeal from any place in your workspace.
  • Search in multiple sets of documentation at once.
  • Do not depend on your Internet connection.
  • Integrate Zeal with IDEA, Sublime Text, or your favourite IDE with a variety of plugins.

$packageName = 'zeal.portable'

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName 'zeal.portable' `
 -Url '' `
 -UnzipLocation "$(Split-Path -Parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)" `
 -Checksum '501F7DCA5637958DC2EB6D3B335EBE6FD478EC0531D2A5D7E18753D835C31E27' `
 -ChecksumType 'sha256'

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Zeal (Portable) 485 Friday, January 5, 2018 Approved
Zeal (Portable) 0.5.0 362 Thursday, January 4, 2018 Approved
Zeal (Portable) 0.4.0 373 Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Approved
Zeal (Portable) 0.3.1 435 Wednesday, November 9, 2016 Approved
Zeal (Portable) 0.3.0 364 Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Approved

This releases contains a lot of bug fixes, as well as improvements to the UI and application performance. See the link above for the complete list of changes. The most interesting changes are listed below.

New Features:

  • Dedicated docset management UI available via Tools -> Docsets.... (#354)
  • Added portable mode support. (#486)
  • Search results now have two icons per item: docset and symbol type.
  • New search term highlighting instead of the bold font.
  • Tabs can be cloned with Ctrl+Alt+T. (#524)
  • Remote resources can be open within the application. (#474)
  • Added support for system style icons (FreeDesktop) if available.
  • A new tab can set to open after currently selected one.
  • Dropped support for --query command line parameter. Plugins should have switched to dash-plugin URL scheme by now. Users can invoke search by running zeal <query>.


  • A lot of search performance improvements!
  • Implemented a short delay before starting a search to allow user to finish typing.
  • Added tooltips for elided texts across the app (tabs, search results).
  • Page Up/Page Down now work when search text box is focused.
  • Splitters and tool bars do not override system styling.
  • Splitters cannot be collapsed anymore.
  • Updated symbol type icons and definitions.
  • Main menu updated to be more browser-like.
  • Show current page title in the window title.
  • Better detection of another application instances.

Fixed Issues:

  • Fixed viewing of Android 7 docset. (#596)
  • Fixed AppIndicator support with Cinnamon DE. (#487)
  • Fixed many crashes in different situations.
  • Ctrl+Shift+Tab now properly navigates through tabs backwards. (#518)
  • Fixed filename corruption on Windows with non-Latin locale. (#508)
  • Fixed docset list not updating on storage change. (#475)

Known Issues:

  • Under some circumstances Zeal crashes on exit or start. (#595 and #605)
  • Due to performance optimisations ordering of search results became less relevant. (#603)

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