[R] how to search r-help?

Mark Dwyer mdwy62 at yahoo.com
Sat Jan 20 00:00:02 CET 2018

Thank you all for these suggestions. The nabble and markmail links are 
focus(able) on r-help and easy (for me) to use.

- Mark

On 19/01/18 14:04, John wrote:
> On Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:47:56 -0800
> Mark Dwyer via R-help <r-help at r-project.org> wrote:
>> I am new to this listand am unable to get the search tools listed on
>> https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help towork. What do people
>> use to search the help archives?
>>   1. The google search box on http://tolstoy.newcastle.edu.au/~rking/R/
>>      returns a 404 error.
>>   2. The http://finzi.psych.upenn.edu/ site has many references but I
>>      don't see how to search r-help from there.
>>   3. The http://www.mail-archive.com/r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch/ site
>> seems to stop back in December 2007.
>>   4. I cannot get anything useful from
>>      http://dir.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.r.general.
>> Thanks.
> Just about any question you can imagine for R has been asked usually
> several times.  Since you don't explain what specifically you are
> looking for help with, the best start is to go to the
> https://www.r-project.org/help.html page and start with those
> suggestions.  Nabble is another good choice, and simply entering "r
> [topic]" in a search engine will usually yield hundreds of results.

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