[R] help system works under IE but not Firefox
Bill.Raynor at kcc.com
Fri Feb 26 20:21:27 CET 2010
Thanks Duncan, that did the trick.
I added a new proxy to the FoxyProxy list, white listing 127.0.0.1 and moved that to the top of the list.
Help.start() works fine now.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Duncan Murdoch [mailto:murdoch at stats.uwo.ca]
> Sent: Friday, February 26, 2010 1:00 PM
> To: Raynor, Bill
> Cc: r-help at R-project.org
> Subject: Re: [R] help system works under IE but not Firefox
> On 26/02/2010 11:31 AM, Raynor, Bill wrote:
> > I just upgraded to 2.10.1 on a WinXPSP2 machine. When I type
> help.start() R attempts to open a browser session at
> http://127.0.0.1:27594/doc/html/index.html using my default browser
> (Firefox 3.6) and is unable to connect. If I then open the same page
> using IE 8, it works just fine. How do I fix/change R so that it works
> with Firefox?
> I think you want to fix Firefox so it works with R. The most likely
> problem is that it's using a proxy/firewall somewhere; you want to
> 127.0.0.1 as an exception to which it should connect directly.
> Duncan Murdoch
> > Thanks
> > Bill
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