[R] Compiled help for 1.61 in Win XP ?

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Thu Nov 7 22:05:18 CET 2002

Troels Ring wrote:
> I cannot seem to get compiled help working with XP in neither 1.6 or 1.61.
> The ReadMe.rw1061 specifies:
> (ii) Compiled HTML files.  Set this as the default by
> options(chmhelp=TRUE) or for individual help items by help(topic,
> chmhelp=TRUE).  Full text search is available from the Search tab.
> According to Microsoft, to make use of this you will need to have IE3
> or later installed and a recent version of Windows or (not Windows
> XP or 2000 or ME) use the updater hhupd.exe at
> http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/htmlhelp/html/hwMicrosoftHTMLHelpDownloads.asp
> So is there a fix anyway ?
> Best wishes
> Troels

I think no fix is required, because it works on WinXP perfectly, at
least for me.

What happens if you do

 options(chmhelp = TRUE)

??? If the compiled HTML doesn't start, your WinXP installation
certainly is broken.

Uwe Ligges
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