[Rd] Help file doesn't display correctly

Ronggui Huang ronggui.huang at gmail.com
Tue Oct 6 16:40:08 CEST 2009

2009/10/6 Prof Brian Ripley <ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk>:
> On Tue, 6 Oct 2009, Ronggui Huang wrote:
>> Dear R Developer,
>> It seems to be a problem with help file. Not sure if it is related to
>> the new format of Rd parser. Multiple lines are joined together
>> without proper line break.
> It was a problem with the handling of fancy quotes in a DBCS encoding (as
> used for CJK languages).  We don't attempt to use them for sQuote(), and
> will no longer attempt to use them for help.  This will take effect in
> r49952 and later, and seems to work for me in CP936.
> It is not easy for us to test in Chinese Windows (most non-Chinese editions
> do not support it, or need add-ons installed), so please keep on reporting
> issues, particularly those with help (text, HTML, PDF?) rendering.

As for the HTML help, it works if I launch it by help.start(), but the
link becomes broken if I launch it by click  menu "help- html help".

HUANG Ronggui, Wincent
Doctoral Candidate
Dept of Public and Social Administration
City University of Hong Kong
Home page: http://asrr.r-forge.r-project.org/rghuang.html

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