[R] Help in web browser

Duncan Murdoch murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Thu Apr 29 13:01:05 CEST 2010

On 28/04/2010 11:07 PM, Chintanu wrote:
> Hi,
> I have recently updated to R 2.10.1 in my windows system. Since then,
> whenever I look for help (e.g., by using ? "Function" command), the
> information is displayed by opening a web-browser. However, I rather would
> prefer to have the information in the usual pop-up style. Is there a way to
> set/do it ?? Please inform.

Set options(help_type="text") for the plain text popups.  (This was an 
installation option; you could reinstall R to set it in your profile, or 
edit it into RHOME/etc/Rprofile.site yourself.)

Duncan Murdoch

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