[R] help.start() works with Mozilla, but not with ESS
baron at cattell.psych.upenn.edu
Thu Nov 15 01:56:30 CET 2001
>From rossini at blindglobe.net Wed Nov 14 19:50:05 2001
>>>>>> "JB" == Jonathan Baron <baron at cattell.psych.upenn.edu> writes:
> JB> I haven't looked yet at the code for ESS. I'm hoping that
> JB> someone can suggest a workaround. The browser is really much
> JB> better than ESS's way of displaying help. (But not enough
> JB> better for me to give up ESS.)
>This is actually on purpose. We grab all help requests and work from
>there. So what does the WWW browser do better? (you'll have to tell
1. It allows you to go to related topics by clicking links. This
is VERY convenient and important.
2 (less important). It opens in a separate window so that you
can use alt-tab or something like that rather than having it
obscure half your R work space on the screen.
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