[R] r help search and internet explorer in win2k

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sun Mar 24 22:07:17 CET 2002

On Sun, 24 Mar 2002, Erich Neuwirth wrote:

> i installed the recent security patch for the ms java vm
> (dated early march 2002) on win2k
> and since then internet explorer regularly hangs when i try
> searching in r standard htlp help.
> can anybody either confirm this problem or tell me
> that it might be specific to my machine?

You haven't told us your version of IE (or for people with broken
shift keys, ie).  I have used an up-to-date IE6 successfully on XP and
Windows 2000.  There are known problems with Java and IE5.5.

There are several other browsers you could use on Windows, with proper
Java support.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Professor of Applied Statistics,  http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
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