[ESS] Is html help configurable now?
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Tue Oct 6 09:40:28 CEST 2009
>>>>> "GM" == Georg Mainik <gmainik at stochastik.uni-freiburg.de>
>>>>> on Mon, 05 Oct 2009 23:18:28 +0200 writes:
StEgl> (I've recently started using w3m under Emacs, and it
StEgl> is great for limited browsing, so I could investigate
StEgl> getting ESS and w3m to co-operate.)
>> ideally, by using an emacs html renderer, we'd get the best of
>> both worlds:
>> - Fast emacs-like help buffer navigation
>> - send R example code from the help buffer to *R*
>> - hyperlinks between help pages (and "to outside URSs")
>> working nicely
GM> Whatever the solution will be, it would be nice to have a config
GM> parameter deactivating the redirection of help pages into an emacs buffer.
Definitely! I entirely agree.
GM> Giving R courses for beginners, I observe that most students are rather
GM> familiar with web browsers than with the emacs editor.
GM> Many thanks
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