Re: [R] Location of HTML help files

From: Keith Ponting <k.ponting_at_aurix.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2008 07:22:34 -0400


On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 7:27 PM, Jan Smit <smit1 at un.org> wrote:
> I am using R 2.7.1 under Windows XP, installed at C:/R/R-2.7.1.
>
> The location of the HTML SearchEngine is
> file:///C:/R/R-2.7.1/doc/html/search/SearchEngine.html. Now, when I
type
a
> phrase, say "reshape", in the search text field, the Search Results
page
> suggest that the location of the reshape HTML help file is
> file:///C:/R/library/stats/html/reshape.html, while in reality it is
> file:///C:/R/R-2.7.1/library/stats/html/reshape.html.
>
> Is there an easy way in which I can fix this?

I too had this problem with Firefox 3.0 and 3.0.1 (but not with 3.0 RC1 by the way).
A work-around which works for me is to go directly to the search engine page (enter URI
file:///C:/Program%20Files%20(x86)/R/R-2.7.1/doc/html/search/SearchEngin e.html on my Windows Vista installation), rather than going there by following the link on the R documentation page (file:///C:/Program%20Files%20(x86)/R/R-2.7.1/doc/html/index.html)

Keith Ponting
Aurix Ltd, Malvern WR14 3SZ UK



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