Re: [Rd] CHM help does not find help docs in package stats

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.tu-dortmund.de>
Date: Sat, 12 Jun 2010 18:20:43 +0200

Which version of R is this?
CHM help is R < 2.10.0. All versions thereafter do not support compiled html help anymore.

Please upgrade your version of R and try one of the currently supported help formats.

Best wishes,
Uwe Ligges

On 11.06.2010 12:06, Thaler, Thorn, LAUSANNE, Applied Mathematics wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> currently I'm working on an R package bundling some frequently used
> functions. When I load my package and type
>
> ?one_of_my_functions
>
> I get the particular help file. If I try to get help on another
> function, which is part of package stats (prcomp say), I get "This
> program cannot display the webpage". A help on ?mean does, however, work
> as it opens a new window showing the help on mean.
>
> There is another peculiarity, if it happens that I requested a help file
> for a function in the package stats before I used the help on one of my
> functions, everything works out fine.
>
> Does anybody know how I can get rid of this annoying behavior? It has to
> have something to do with my particular package, since everything works
> as expected with another package of mine.
>
> I override one of the functions of stats (biplot.default), which is,
> however, not exported and resides within my namespace. Could that be the
> reason?
>
> Any help highly appreciated. Thanks + BR,
>
> Thorn
>
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