[R] Problems with "help(topic,offline=T)"

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Dec 14 14:20:36 CET 1999

On Tue, 14 Dec 1999, Uli Flenker; Raum 704 wrote:

> Peter,
> first of all thanks for the quick reply! I followed your instructions and
> redirected the dvips and latex output to a file. The main problem seems to
> be that latex complains about a missing style file ("bm.sty"). I felt my
> latex distribution could be out of time and first searched the server of
> the german TeX users group for an adequate style. Unfortunately without
> success. Is that "bm.sty" shipped with R, or rather should it be?

It is a standard part of latex, and has been since 1996. Try installing a
current latex: it is in the tools bundle. (It replaces amsbsy, which was
non-standard and has been deprecated for a while.)

Latex files are under a difference licence from R, which is one reason not
to distribute them.

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