Re: [R] chm.help in windows

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Mon 23 Jan 2006 - 21:04:19 EST

Yes, and as documented. `topic' is not an optional argument to help, so help(package=) just gives you a hint about what you could have supplied.

On Mon, 23 Jan 2006, Henrik Bengtsson wrote:

> Same in R v2.2.1 patched (2006-01-01 r36947) and Rv2.3.0 (2006-01-01
> r36947). /Henrik
>
> Thomas Steiner wrote:
>> options(chmhelp=TRUE)
>> help(package=fCalendar)
>>
>> does not open teh windows help browser, but

                  ^^^ ?

I have no idea what the `windows help browser' is, and it is not a term mentioned on the R help page.

>> help(CalendarData, package=fCalendar)
>>
>> does. Why? A bug?
>> I use R 2.1.1 under Windows2000
>> Thomas

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