You can call the help and solver files from within Gams.mode hitting C-c Enter. Be sure that the directory for the help files is properly set (choose Customize Gams mode for Emacs from the Gams menu) and search for the following entry in the buffer:
If you hit enter, the gams manual is shown in your PDF viewer, but you can also search for another file. For example: type path and hit tab for completion: Gams-mode will show you two completions for ‘path’: PATH-Solver and PATH-LP-Solver.
You should also set the path of the PDF file viewer (the variable gams-docs-view-programs):
Do not forget to save the settings, which you can do at the beginning of the settings buffer.
You can set them for the current or/and for all future settings: