[R] Installing R help files (2.11 or later) when no internet access.
murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Wed Dec 15 18:23:59 CET 2010
On 15/12/2010 9:20 AM, gillian raab wrote:
> We work on a secure stand-alone server with no internet access, for
> security reasons. We are running Windows XP. SInce version 2.11 the R
> help files point straight to the internet. Is there any way we could
> have a local help that we could access on our server.
The help system is still local, it's not on the Internet. It uses a
If you're not allowed to do that, then you can build a static copy of
the help files, but they'll still be HTML format. On Windows, you need
to build R; instructions are in the Installation and Administration
manual. You want the make variable BUILD_HTML changed to YES. Be aware
that this will not generate all help pages correctly; some of them
contain dynamic content.
> Thanks in advance for any solutions
> Gillian Raab
> R-help at r-project.org mailing list
> PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
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