Re: [R] Attempt at package documentation on debian: link to "data.frame" broken

From: Johannes Graumann <johannes_graumann_at_web.de>
Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2007 14:18:31 +0100

Hmmm, I see. This is all local. So there does not seem to be a way to make any old R installation that loads the package initialize this functionality, so that the help files will be correctly interlinked directly after "require" or "library"? How do other packages manage that?

Joh

On Monday 03 December 2007 14:08:47 Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> On Mon, 3 Dec 2007, Johannes Graumann wrote:
> > <posted & mailed>
> >
> > Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> >>> Using non-linked HTML file: style sheet and hyperlinks may be incorrect
> >>> - which is what happens ... how to switch to "linked HTML file"?
> >>
> >> It all works via help.start() (as I did say), at least in a reliable R
> >> front end. Running help.start() is how you set this up.
> >
> > You are right - naturally. After calling 'help.start()' everything works
> > just fine. Is there any way one can call 'help.start()' transparently to
> > the user when s/he accesses the html-help?

>

> It is potentially very slow (ca 40 secs on our dept system with 1500
> NFS-mounted packages) in R 2.6.1. But you could put utils::help.start()
> in ~/.Rprofile.
>

> In R-devel you will be able to have
>

> utils:::make.packages.html()
>

> in ~/.Rprofile and that takes a few seconds at most.



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