[ESS] No documentation displayed on R 2.4.1

Charles C. Berry cberry at tajo.ucsd.edu
Thu Dec 28 22:57:53 CET 2006

Discussed on r-help recently, I think.

MS Windows?




On Thu, 28 Dec 2006, McGehee, Robert wrote:

> Hello ESS Gurus,
> I recently upgraded to R 2.4.1 (from 2.3.1) on my Windows machine, and
> upgraded to ESS 5.3.3 to fix the "cannot change value of locked binding
> for '.Last.value'" error.
> Now, when trying to access function documentation (?FUN), my emacs
> display splits and my bottom emacs display opens the *help[R](FUN)
> buffer (as always). However, there is no documentation--the buffer is
> empty. Has anyone seen and solved this? I've come across this on both my
> laptop and desktop, both accepting the standard R installation, so I do
> not believe it to be an install glitch. Let me know if more information
> is needed.
> Note, ESS 5.3.2 shows the same behavior as 5.3.3.
> Thanks in advance,
> Robert
> Robert McGehee, CFA
> Quantitative Analyst
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