[R] HTML help pages

Patrick Connolly p.connolly at hortresearch.co.nz
Tue Jan 27 21:29:21 CET 2004

On Tue, 27-Jan-2004 at 01:26PM +0000, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:

|> My preferred option is to scale down people's expectations, and
|> perhaps say on the search page that this will only work if your
|> system is set up properly, but help.search() will always work.

Java doesn't seem to present a problem with clunky old Netscape 4.7x
if anyone still has one hanging around.  That could be considered
scaling down expectations.

Simpler and more satisfactory, IMHO, is to use ? or C-c C-v in ESS
sometimes in conjunction with help.search().  Links to other help
files require a 'h' and <Enter>.  Does everything I need and I'm yet
to be convinced that's a scaling down.

Just in case anyone didn't know:  ESS is brilliant!


Patrick Connolly
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