[R] r-help: mozilla and R -- again
s.mcclatchie at niwa.co.nz
Sun Mar 30 23:56:16 CEST 2003
R Version 1.6.1
> >From: r-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch
> >[mailto:r-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Anne York
> >Sent: Thursday, March 27, 2003 3:52 PM
> >To: Help R
> >Subject: [R] mozilla and R -- again
> >I noticed last week that when using mozilla (both 1.2 and 1.3)
> >as the help browser in R, it exhibits the following behavior:
> >1. assuming the browser is running go to the help -> "search
> >engine and key words"
> >2. enter a string, say "plot"
> >3. when the "search results" are displayed, click on
> >something, say "abline"
> >4. go back to the search results using the browser "Back" button
> >5. click on something else, eg, "arrows"
> >Nothing happens. I get the same results with mozilla 1.2 and
> >1.3 running R 1.6.2 in both RH 8.0 and Windows 2000.
> >Seems like the links just die. I'm wondering if this is this
> >simply a mozilla issue as browsers work fine with R. Or
> >perhaps some of the R gurus might have some idea if mozilla
> >can be configured differently to work better with R?
Yes, I got the same result with Mozilla 1.1
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.1) Gecko/20020826
but how serious is the inconvenience? After clicking on 'arrows' and
going nowhere, it is a matter of a second or two to back out to the
search panel, type in arrows and you are there.
OK, it's not perfect, but who is?
Sam McClatchie, Research scientist (fisheries acoustics))))))))))
NIWA (National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Ltd)
PO Box 14 901, Kilbirnie, Wellington, New Zealand
s.mcclatchie at niwa.cri.nz
Research home page <http://www.smcc.150m.com/>
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