[R] Re: Compiled HTML and aliased topics
Prof Brian D Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sun Aug 20 19:18:26 CEST 2000
On Sun, 20 Aug 2000, Uwe Ligges wrote:
> Uwe Ligges wrote:
> > When I try e.g.
> > help(as.symbol, chmhelp = TRUE)
> > I get an error message in the help viewer (translated to english: "The
> > page cannot be shown"). This happens for all aliased topics (i.e.
> > aliased in the *.Rd file).
> > So I have to know the "unaliased" name (here: "name") to get chtml help.
> > Is it possible to get the behavior of "plain text help" (no problems
> > with aliased topics) also for chtml help?
Yes, easily. Add the line
topic <- sub("(.*/help/)([^/]*)$", "\\2", file)
wfile <- sub("/help/([^/]*)$", "", file)
in help. If I've copied it correctly (I'm on Unix here) that
will do the trick.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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