[R] trouble with html help

From: Samu Mäntyniemi <samu.mantyniemi_at_helsinki.fi>
Date: Thu, 06 Nov 2008 08:15:16 +0200


I have this problem with R 2.6.1 and 2.7.1 (have not tried others) running on Windows XP:

Html help has wrong links to help files. The index.html is correctly found from

file:///C:/PROGRA~1/R/R-26~1.1/doc/html/index.html

as well as the search engine

file:///C:/PROGRA~1/R/R-26~1.1/doc/html/search/SearchEngine.html

However, when I search for, say, "paste", I will be pointed to

file:///C:/PROGRA~1/R/library/base/html/paste.html

which of course does not exist. Changing this manually to

file:///C:/PROGRA~1/R/R-2.6.1/library/base/html/paste.html

leads me to the correct page.

Any views on how to fix this? I have installed 2.6.1 to another laptop without such problems, therefore I suspect that the problem would be somehow related to the settings of this particular laptop. However, I do not know where to look.

Cheers,

Samu

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