[R] Location of HTML help files

Keith Ponting k.ponting at aurix.com
Thu Jul 31 13:22:34 CEST 2008

On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 7:27 PM, Jan Smit <smit1 at un.org> wrote:
> I am using R 2.7.1 under Windows XP, installed at C:/R/R-2.7.1.
> The location of the HTML SearchEngine is
> file:///C:/R/R-2.7.1/doc/html/search/SearchEngine.html. Now, when I
> phrase, say "reshape", in the search text field, the Search Results
> suggest that the location of the reshape HTML help file is
> file:///C:/R/library/stats/html/reshape.html, while in reality it is
> file:///C:/R/R-2.7.1/library/stats/html/reshape.html.
> Is there an easy way in which I can fix this?

I too had this problem with Firefox 3.0 and 3.0.1 (but not with 3.0 RC1
by the way).
A work-around which works for me is to go directly to the search engine
page (enter URI
e.html on my Windows Vista installation), rather than going there by
following the link on the R documentation page

Keith Ponting
Aurix Ltd, Malvern WR14 3SZ  UK

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