[ESS] ESS not returning to R process after R> help.start() ?

Kasper Daniel Hansen k@@perd@n|e|h@n@en @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Tue Feb 6 15:18:28 CET 2018

I don't know about running the HTML help system from within Emacs, but ESS
directly interfaces with the help system so you can search etc. using ESS.
Just try ?something on the command line. Or from a script buffer you can Do
C-c C-v to get help on a function.

On Tue, Feb 6, 2018 at 8:13 AM, Christian <christian using echoffmann.ch> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am working with Aquamacs, ESS end R; I am  still bothered by (possibly)
> ESS not returning to the R process after executing
> ---
> help.start(),
> >
> Making 'packages.html' ... done
> ---
> which calls the browser of Firefox. The R|\-/-\.... never ends, the mode
> line shows "Text is read only", and the R window has to be aborted to get a
> new R process to work. May be I should change the default browser (to
> Chrome?), but I found no way to do so.
> I am grateful for any suggestions ( apart from starting a separate R
> process form the terminal ).
> C.
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