html help - PS

Fox, Gordon gfox at
Fri Dec 19 04:20:07 CET 2003

Bingo. Not quite a controlled experiment (I've just tried this on my
machine at home; the earlier problems were on my office desktop) but
after doing this it works as one would hope.


On Thu, 2003-12-18 at 19:57, Rich Heiberger wrote:
> my immediate reaction is to ask if you picked up the lines and dropped
> .then into M-x :, or did you retype them.  Specifically, the fact that
> you needed to manually enter the RET makes me think that the "\n" in the
> line
>   (setq inferior-ess-help-command   "help(\"%s\", htmlhelp=TRUE)\n")
> was not typed.
> The ^M is an indicator of windows end-of-line convention.  Why it is
> up on your linux system puzzles me.  I hope it, and the WARNING are side
> effects of missing the \n.  Please pick up the line and drop it into
> the M-: minibuffer
> Rich

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