[R] Help function "?" in R 2.10.1
petr.pikal at precheza.cz
Thu Mar 11 10:30:10 CET 2010
r-help-bounces at r-project.org napsal dne 11.03.2010 10:08:58:
> I think you do need an Internet connection to access the help files with
I presume the OP is working with Windows. I do not think Internet
connection is necessary. It is necessary to have some browser installed.
However the new html help system is not at all easy to set.
I would try to do
and then try to issue any help command
It helped me once on some machine.
On my work computer I can not start html help system as something is wrong
with my system and IT guys are reluctant to try to repair it as all other
things work. (On other PCs there is no problem). So I need to use text
help, which is my second suggestion.
in Rprofile.site file.
Once helped me also to include 127.0.0.1 address to proxy server setting.
But as I said, it is probably much more problematic to set the new html
help system properly.
> There might be some way to access them off-line, though I have no idea
> Maybe someone here knows.
> Le 3/11/2010 09:42, Sergey Goriatchev a écrit :
> > Hello everyone,
> > I have versions 2.7.2 and 2.10.1 installed on a machine that has no
> > access to internet.
> > In 2.7.2 I can use ? to get help on functions, which in 2.10.1 that
> > does not work, all I see is "starting httpd help server...done" and
> > then nothing.
> > Have I downloaded 2.10.1 incorrectly (=forgot to tick some box for
> > local help file repository) or is the internet help now the standard
> > way to search help on functions?
> > Thank you in advance for help.
> > Sergey
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