[R-SIG-Mac] R 2.10.0 beta -- please test!
cowan.pd at gmail.com
Thu Oct 22 19:58:35 CEST 2009
On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 8:24 AM, Simon Urbanek
<simon.urbanek at r-project.org> wrote:
> On Oct 20, 2009, at 15:20 , Peter Cowan wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 5:46 AM, Simon Urbanek
>> <simon.urbanek at r-project.org> wrote:
>>> Dear Mac users,
>> I'm still having difficulty w/ some of the help features.
>> Specifically on a fresh start of the R GUI selecting "R Help" from the
>> Help menu opens up a blank help window and gives the following at the
>> sh: /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/share/sh/help-links.sh:
>> No such file or directory
>> Making packages.html . done
> Thanks, fixed.
>> Also, the "magnifying glass" help files on both the R Console and the
>> R Help windows do not open the desired help pages, they only bring
>> focus to the help window.
> Thanks, also fixed in the revision 5509.
Thanks, I can confirm that these are fixed in the latest nightly.
However, I think I've uncovered one more issue w/ the help system.
In the Package Manager window selecting a package displays the help
index. *I think*, in previous versions, clicking on a function name
would take you to it's help page. In the nightly version, nothing
I hope I've described it clearly enough to reproduce.
R version 2.10.0 RC (2009-10-20 r50178)
[R.app GUI 1.30 (5510) x86_64-apple-darwin9.8.0]
> Thanks again for the reports,
Thanks for the fixes!
>> Thanks for making R on the mac a pleasant experience.
>> [R.app GUI 1.30 (5508) x86_64-apple-darwin9.8.0]
>> R version 2.10.0 RC (2009-10-19 r50172)
>>  en_US.UTF-8/en_US.UTF-8/C/C/en_US.UTF-8/en_US.UTF-8
>> attached base packages:
>>  stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base
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