[Rd] Default broswer for OS X (PR#2725)
jago at mclink.it
Sat Apr 5 15:38:02 MEST 2003
This could be nice for the vignettes too.
On Venerdì, apr 4, 2003, at 06:04 Europe/Rome,
james at freelancepropaganda.com wrote:
> Full_Name: James Howison
> Version: 1.6.2
> OS: OS X (fink install)
> Submission from: (NULL) (188.8.131.52)
> The default browser for the html help system is not set correctly for
> OS X.
> This makes the html help work great on OS X:
>> options(browser = "open")
> "open" is an OS X launcher app that inspects a file and launches it
> with the
> appropriate application (it is the same as double clicking). It
> launches in the
> system preferred browser - which is great - integration with the OS
> for free :)
> Perhaps this could be added to the darwin.hints file (if such a thing
> is used
> for R) or otherwise added in so that it is the default.
> The user-experience is definately increased by being able to read the
> help at
> the same time one uses it :)
> I've promoted the packager for the OS X fink package to set this as
> the default
> in the build if that is possible.
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