Re: [R] Using help in Windows version of R with disabled browser [SOLVED]

From: Ranjan Maitra <maitra_at_iastate.edu>
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2011 10:14:38 -0500

Hi,

Just wanted to mention that this worked perfectly.

Many thanks again and best wishes,
Ranjan

On Tue, 12 Apr 2011 13:04:14 -0500 Jonathan P Daily <jdaily_at_usgs.gov> wrote:

> try:
>
> options(help_type = 'text')
> ?options
>
> If this works, you can create a site profile (A default is created
> automatically in windows, if I remember correctly) where you can set this
> to run in each session.
> --------------------------------------
> Jonathan P. Daily
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>
>
>
> From:
> Ranjan Maitra <maitra_at_iastate.edu>
> To:
> R-help <r-help_at_stat.math.ethz.ch>
> Date:
> 04/12/2011 01:56 PM
> Subject:
> [R] Using help in Windows version of R with disabled browser
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> r-help-bounces_at_r-project.org
>
>
>
> Dear colleagues,
>
> I am trying to get someone to use R on MS Windows with the browser
> disabled. My question is how does he/she get to use R-help which goes
> off the browser (and correspondingly complains about the inability to
> start firefox, etc). In linux, which is what I use, this is not a
> problem: what needs to be set in Windows to replicate this behavior?
>
> Sorry if I am not clear: please feel free to ask me for clarifications.
>
> Thanks again for the helpful advice!
>
> Best wishes,
> Ranjan
>
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