[R] Using the Search Engine & Keywords

mikalzet@libero.it mikalzet at libero.it
Sun Oct 27 09:43:25 CET 2002

On Sat, 26 Oct 2002 ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk wrote:

> 1) It uses Java, not just javascript.  You do have Java installed and
> enabled?  It does say in several places it is Java-based.

Mandrake 9.0 does not have java enabled in mozilla by default. If I 
remember correctly, there were (are ?) problems with java in the gcc 3.2 
environment. I have yet to try installing java on Mandrake 9.0.  

> I understood from the
> Mandrake maintainer that the patch I put in for 1.5.1 had re-enabled this
> in Mozilla 1.0 on Mandrake.

On Mandrake 8.2 the R 1.6.0 browser help page works correctly on mozilla, 
(though not under konqueror, even with java enabled and apparently 

> On Fri, 25 Oct 2002, Aleksey Naumov wrote:
> > Can anyone running R on Linux share how they use the "Search Engine &
> > Keywords" page of R documentation? I cannot do any javascript on this page,
> > either searching for a term or following the keyword links. I tried Konqueror
> > (3.0.4, with javascript globally enabled), Mozilla (1.1), and Galeon (1.2.5),
> > but none of them do anything...

You need to install java.

Michele Alzetta

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