ESS, Splus6.0 and help
rossini at u.washington.edu
Fri Aug 10 06:29:04 CEST 2001
Emacs has W3, which at one point, did CSSS better than any of its contemporaries :-).
However, it's neither here nor there -- this has been due to be fixed at some point, i.e. (psuedocode):
(if (feature-p 'w3)
The case at the time I wrote part of this was that only recent versions came packaged with it.
Now, only ancient versions don't have it...
On Thu, 9 Aug 2001, Bill Dunlap wrote:
> On Wed, 8 Aug 2001, Jo Rean Sicks wrote:
> > We are in the process of switching from Splus3.4 and
> > S-mode/gnuemacs-19.28.1 to Splus6.0 and ESS-5.1.9/Xemacs-21.1.14. Since
> > Splus60 isn't listed as an option, we made S+5 link to the command
> > Splus60. The main problem we're having is with the helpfiles.
> > If I try using the regular help command I get the following:
> > > help(lm)
> > Sorry, I don't know anything about your "emacs" terminal.
> > If I try using ctrl-C ctrl-V I get the actual html code.
> > Is there some way to get around this?
> Hi Jo Rean,
> One workaround is to call
> options(help.pager="slynx -dump")
> ('slynx' is a version of lynx modified for use with Splus help files.)
> This dumps the whole formatted help file into your buffer and you can
> use emacs to page through it. However, the links will not work.
> Another workaround (if you have an X server running) is to use
> help(lm, window=T)
> That puts up an xterm window running slynx to view the help file.
> Does emacs have an html mode for viewing html files?
> Bill Dunlap 22461 Mt Vernon-Big Lake Rd
> Insightful Corporation Mount Vernon, WA 98274
> bill at insightful.com 360-428-8146
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