ess bets mismanages help output?

A.J. Rossini rossini at
Thu Mar 18 05:06:40 CET 2004

Paul Johnson <pauljohn at> writes:

> i installed the ESS  ess-5.2.0beta4 on my Fedora Core 1 system (built
> rpm just fine too).
> I notice the problem that after I run
> help.start()
> to initiate the mozilla help browse, then in ESS calls to help like
> ?lm
> show the help output in the Emacs window (displacing my R code,
> incidentally!) rather than Mozilla.  In the past, didn't ESS send the
> help output to the browser? pj

Never!  Heretic!  Emacs is the one true interface!

(actually, we'd have to know to disable the help assistance).

Argh.  Should we add a flag for 5.2.0? 


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