[ESS] ess-mode 5.3.7; R 2.7.0; help is not creating a help buffer

Stephen Eglen S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk
Mon Apr 28 21:04:28 CEST 2008

Marcus, Jeffrey writes:

 > I just upgraded from Version R-2.4.1 to R-2.7.0 on Windows XP.
 > When I invoked the new version of R from Emacs 22.2.1 (using
 > Vincent Goulet's Emacs distribution) and tried getting help on the
 > R matrix function, a buffer was created with the usual name
 > *help[R](matrix}* was created but it was empty. This is true for
 > all functions I tried whether i used help() or ? and it was true
 > for Ess 5.3.5, 5.3.6, and 5.3.7. 

Hi Marcus, can you confirm that you get desired behaviour in R
2.6.x, but not 2.7.0?


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