[ESS] No documentation displayed on R 2.4.1

McGehee, Robert Robert.McGehee at geodecapital.com
Fri Dec 29 00:45:20 CET 2006

Thanks for this. I had searched the wrong list server :)

And as "Help style" can be set during installation, changing the default
"Help style" to plain text fixes the issue permanently. (None of that
Windows CHM craziness for me!)

-----Original Message-----
From: Charles C. Berry [mailto:cberry at tajo.ucsd.edu] 
Sent: Thursday, December 28, 2006 4:58 PM
To: McGehee, Robert
Cc: ess-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
Subject: Re: [ESS] No documentation displayed on R 2.4.1

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
> 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
> laptop and desktop, both accepting the standard R installation, so I
> not believe it to be an install glitch. Let me know if more
> is needed.
> Note, ESS 5.3.2 shows the same behavior as 5.3.3.
> Thanks in advance,
> Robert
> Robert McGehee, CFA
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> Geode Capital Management, LLC
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