[Rd] html help on R language (PR#1012)

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed, 4 Jul 2001 13:49:25 +0100 (GMT Daylight Time)

On Wed, 4 Jul 2001 canjels@yahoo.com wrote:

> Full_Name: Eugene Canjels
> Version: 1.3.0
> OS: windows 98
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> Help file "..\R\rw1030\doc\html\rwin.html" does not contain link to
> "..\R\rw1030\doc\html\function.html" as it did in R 1.2.3

That's intentional: that file is only a stub under 1.3.0, as you will see
by looking at it.  Don't assume that all changes are bugs!

> Also within file "..\R\rw1030\doc\html\packages.html" links to individual
> packages don't work since they refer to the d: drive rather than the c: drive
> where R is installed.

You need to run link.html.help() after installation.  Using help.start()
or installing a package does it automatically for you, so most people would
never notice.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
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