Re: [R] help.start search

From: Prof Brian Ripley <>
Date: Fri 25 Mar 2005 - 08:38:51 EST

On Thu, 24 Mar 2005, Carlisle Thacker wrote:

> Dear R experts,
> When using R 2.1 under Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 with Mozilla 1.7.6 as

There is no such version. If you are using an alpha test of 2.1.0, please report exactly which one. It is not relevant here, but could have been.

> browser, help.start() almost works correctly. When I follow one of the
> search result links everything is fine, but when I go back to follow
> another link, I find them all inactive. So I have to redo the search.
> Any suggestions?

Use another browser or live with it.

It is a known Mozilla quirk (shared by all the browsers that use the Mozilla engine). As far as I recall, Opera and IE6 do this correctly, but I just live with it.

Brian D. Ripley,        
Professor of Applied Statistics,
University of Oxford,             Tel:  +44 1865 272861 (self)
1 South Parks Road,                     +44 1865 272866 (PA)
Oxford OX1 3TG, UK                Fax:  +44 1865 272595

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