Re: [Rd] Missing html help files with R 2.10.0 (PR#14134)

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: Sat, 12 Dec 2009 16:57:25 -0500

On 12/12/2009 7:20 AM, johann.kraus_at_uni-ulm.de wrote:
> Full_Name: Johann Kraus
> Version: 2.10.0
> OS: Mac
> Submission from: (NULL) (134.60.236.10)
>
>
> I'm running R version 2.10.0 on a Mac. The "Package Manager" from the GUI does
> no more display html help files except the Index pages. When copying the links
> to the browser it shows, that all help files are missing, e.g.
>
> file:///Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/2.10/Resources/library/base/html/
>
> However, if looking for html help via ? everything works correctly.

This is by design, it's not a bug. The HTML for the help pages is generated at the time you request it, and may contain dynamic content (though there are very few examples of that as yet).

Duncan Murdoch



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