R help formatted for buffer rather than terminal?

Rodney Sparapani rsparapa at mcw.edu
Wed Aug 6 23:35:28 CEST 2003

When I ask for help in an *R* buffer, I get output that looks like it
is formatted for a terminal with backspaces and underline characters.
How do I tell ESS 5.1.24 that I want it to be formatted for the *R*
buffer rather than a terminal?  Here's an example:

> help(read.xport, package=foreign)

Rodney Sparapani              Medical College of Wisconsin
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