Re: [Rd] Windows installer, HTML help, R 2.10.0

From: Deepayan Sarkar <deepayan.sarkar_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2009 10:45:33 +0530

On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 10:35 AM, Oliver Soong <osoong+r_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm not 100% sure this hasn't been covered already (I searched a bit,
> but I had a little trouble filtering down to a useful number of useful
> results).

It has, see

http://old.nabble.com/Cannot-activate-chm-help-in-R-2.10-td26067423.html

-Deepayan

> Anyway, when I install R on Windows, the installer asks to
> set the default help type.  For some reason, I can set it as HTML in
> the installer, but the results open as if help_type = "text" by
> default.  I presume this is related to the new changes to the help.
> Calling help(help, help_type = "html") works as expected, so the HTML
> help works and I could manually fix this by setting options(help_type
> = "html") in a session or in my .Rprofile.
>
> I'm not sure if I'm the only one seeing this, but for what it's worth,
> I also set SDI and Internet = Standard.  I haven't experimented with
> different installation settings to see which ones work.
>
> Oliver
>
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