[R] Can browseURL open a lynx browser?

Viechtbauer, Wolfgang (SP) wo||g@ng@v|echtb@uer @end|ng |rom m@@@tr|chtun|ver@|ty@n|
Sun Mar 20 13:45:45 CET 2022

Dear Ashim,

If you really want to use lynx, then you need to open up a new terminal to make this work. For example, this will do:

browseURL("http://www.r-project.org","xterm -e lynx")

But this will open up a new terminal for each call to browseURL().


>-----Original Message-----
>From: R-help [mailto:r-help-bounces using r-project.org] On Behalf Of Ashim Kapoor
>Sent: Sunday, 20 March, 2022 10:42
>To: Jeff Newmiller
>Cc: R Help
>Subject: Re: [R] Can browseURL open a lynx browser?
>Dear Sir,
>> You mention reading the ?browseURL help page, but seem to make no reference to
>the available options for invoking the browser of your choice. If the browser you
>choose isn't behaving when you do this, then isn't this a question for a forum
>related to that browser?
>Thank you,

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