[ESS] plain text help with R 2.4.0.
henric.nilsson at statisticon.se
Thu Oct 12 23:29:41 CEST 2006
Den 2006-10-12 21:01, Francesco Cernuto skrev:
> Francesco Cernuto ha scritto:
>> On my environment,
>> MS Windows XP SP2
>> GNU emacs 22.214.171.124
>> R 2.4.0.
>> when I request help on any object, through ?object, help(object) or
>> `C-c C-v' I was popped in an empy buffer and, for base package only, I
>> get a CHM help window with the chosen topic help.
>> Using the option chemhelp=FALSE, (for example :
>> help(rnorm,package=stats,chmhelp=FALSE), I get a plain text help, but in
>> the R process windows, not in a new buffer as I wish.
>> With my previous R version (2.3.1) plain text help was the default
>> display behavior.
>> Thank for any help or suggestions.
>> Francesco Cernuto, MD MSc
>> Siena - Italy
>> ESS-help at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
> I wish to apologise for my malformed question.
> I got a suggestion from R-help list: just simply modifiy the default
> help format in R-2.4.0 in my R.profile with:
Another option is to re-install R, and choose to customize the startup
options in the installer.
> Francesco Cernuto
> ESS-help at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
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