Re: [R] HTML search & Firefox

From: Philippe Grosjean <phgrosjean_at_sciviews.org>
Date: Sat 10 Dec 2005 - 09:31:08 EST

Prof Brian Ripley wrote:

> 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).

Yes, it is what I expected... then, I look at what was generated under Internet Explorer 6 on my machine, and it is indeed the long names, thus   'file:///c:/Program%20Files/R/R-2.2.0/library/stats/html/ave.html'.

> 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.

OK, I will try with that version.

>> 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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