[Rd] CHM help does not find help docs in package stats

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Sat Jun 12 18:20:43 CEST 2010

Which version of R is this?
CHM help is R < 2.10.0. All versions thereafter do not support compiled 
html help anymore.

Please upgrade your version of R and try one of the currently supported 
help formats.

Best wishes,
Uwe Ligges

On 11.06.2010 12:06, Thaler, Thorn, LAUSANNE, Applied Mathematics wrote:
> Hi all,
> currently I'm working on an R package bundling some frequently used
> functions. When I load my package and type
> ?one_of_my_functions
> I get the particular help file. If I try to get help on another
> function, which is part of package stats (prcomp say), I get "This
> program cannot display the webpage". A help on ?mean does, however, work
> as it opens a new window showing the help on mean.
> There is another peculiarity, if it happens that I requested a help file
> for a function in the package stats before I used the help on one of my
> functions, everything works out fine.
> Does anybody know how I can get rid of this annoying behavior? It has to
> have something to do with my particular package, since everything works
> as expected with another package of mine.
> I override one of the functions of stats (biplot.default), which is,
> however, not exported and resides within my namespace. Could that be the
> reason?
> Any help highly appreciated. Thanks + BR,
> Thorn
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