Re: [R] how to change default help settings from factory default html

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.tu-dortmund.de>
Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2010 15:29:59 +0200

On 14.06.2010 14:11, Katya Mauff wrote:
> Hi all
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> Apologies if this is a trivial question- I have searched the lists and the online help files etc but have not managed to find anything. I recently downloaded the latest version of R, which has the help type set to htmlhelp as default (according to http://127.0.0.1:18380/library/utils/html/help.html)
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> I would very much like to be able to access the help files when I am offline by typing ?topic etc as I used to with the previous R version. Any suggestions?

Yes, just type ?topic and your web brwoser opens and displays the help file. Note that the address beginning "http://127.0.0.1" is on your local machine, hence you can stay offline.

Uwe Ligges

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