[ESS] help screen not working for ESS/R
eriki at ccbr.umn.edu
Fri Nov 19 07:02:19 CET 2010
What versions of R and ESS are you using? My initial guess is that
one or both of them are rather old, and that upgrading to the latest
will solve your problem.
On 11/18/2010 07:27 PM, Lucia Lam wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I've just started using Emacs and ESS so please forgive me if this question
> have been answered elsewhere.
> In my inferior R, when I type help("mean"), I get the following error
> Errror in help("mean", htmlhelp = FALSE) :
> unused argument(s) (htmlhelp = FALSE)
> Within emacs, none of my help files will open. Whereas the help files work
> fine in a terminal with R opened.
> I would like to be able to use the R help files within emacs, ideally with
> the help file popping open in another frame. Please help!
> <ess-help at stat.math.ethz.ch>GNU Emacs 23.2.1 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+
> Version 2.16.1)
> sysname "Linux"
> release "2.6.28-19-generic"
> version "#66-Ubuntu SMP Sat Oct 16 18:00:58 UTC 2010"
> machine "x86_64"
> Thanks in advance!
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