[ESS] help screen not working for ESS/R
s.blomberg1 at uq.edu.au
Fri Nov 19 07:17:17 CET 2010
I am getting the same problem, and as well the GUI buttons do not
appear. I'm running Debian unstable with ESS 5.12-1, R 2.12.0, and GNU
Emacs 23.2.1. I downgraded back to ESS 5.11-1 and that fixed the problem.
"#1 SMP Sat Oct 30 14:18:21 UTC 2010"
On 19/11/10 16:02, Erik Iverson wrote:
> 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.
> Best Regards,
> 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
>> 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
>> fine in a terminal with R opened.
>> I would like to be able to use the R help files within emacs, ideally
>> 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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