Re: [R] HTML search & Firefox

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Sat 10 Dec 2005 - 03:08:34 EST

On Fri, 9 Dec 2005, Philippe Grosjean wrote:

> Hello,
>
> Sorry if this question was already asked (I though it was... but did not
> found the exact answer in the archives).
>
> I use R 2.2.0 and just updated to Firefox 1.5 (note that I already got
> the same result with Firefox 1.x.x) under Win XP sp2 US (full details of
> my config hereunder). When I try to use the HTML help search page, I can
> make a search: the message 'Applet SearchEngine started' appears in the
> statusbar and I got a result page, but that result page points to
> incorrect links like:
>
> 'file:///library/stats/html/ave.html'
>
> Obviously, that link should have been something like:
>
> 'file:///c:/Program%20Files/R/R-2.2.0/library/stats/html/ave.html'

Well, no, it should use the short names version (PROGRA~1 etc).

I have the current Java (1.5.0_06), and I just tested installing the current 2.2.1 beta in C:/Program Files. Firefox 1.5 works for me there.

>
> Any idea why the first part of the link is missing in the result page?
> On the same machine, using IE 6, it works like a charm (but I don't want
> to use that damn IE!!!).
>
> > R.Version()
> $platform
> [1] "i386-pc-mingw32"
>
> $arch
> [1] "i386"
>
> $os
> [1] "mingw32"
>
> $system
> [1] "i386, mingw32"
>
> $status
> [1] ""
>
> $major
> [1] "2"
>
> $minor
> [1] "2.0"
>
> $year
> [1] "2005"
>
> $month
> [1] "10"
>
> $day
> [1] "06"
>
> $"svn rev"
> [1] "35749"
>
> $language
> [1] "R"
>
> and in Firefox 1.5, about:plugins, retuns me:
> Installed plug-ins
> ...
> Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0 Update 4
> with a lot of corresponding extensions installed, including:
>
> MIME Type Description Suffixes Enabled
> application/x-java-vm Java Yes
>
> Best regards,
>
> Philippe Grosjean
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