using help() from R within emacs

Faheem Mitha faheem at
Mon Nov 12 01:36:19 CET 2001

On Sun, 11 Nov 2001, Rich Heiberger wrote:

> The bug is due to a change in emacs between the pretest 21.0.105 and
> the released version 21.1.1.  We know the location of the change but
> haven t figured out the best way to respond to it.
> The workaround is this: Use C-c C-v commandname this works as always.
> Using ?commandname from the R prompt is temporarily broken.
> A second workaround is to go back to 21.0.105 or 20.x until we repair this.
> Rich

Dear Dr. Heiberger,

Thanks for the info. I'm reassured that it is not something I'm doing
wrong. I'll use C-c C-v, which is more efficient, anyway.

                                Sincerely, Faheem Mitha.

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