[ESS] help fails for functions with more than one option
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Mon Jan 28 17:03:18 CET 2008
>>>>> "JimMcD" == James W MacDonald <jmacdon at med.umich.edu>
>>>>> on Mon, 28 Jan 2008 10:21:44 -0500 writes:
JimMcD> Martin Maechler wrote:
>>>>>>> "JimMcD" == James W MacDonald <jmacdon at med.umich.edu>
>>>>>>> on Thu, 24 Jan 2008 12:26:08 -0500 writes:
JimMcD> I have also found this to be helpful:
>> Hmm, I've never have a problem with this:
>> For me, tcltk was always autoloaded and a popup-window (from
>> tcltk) with the menu was displayed; I click and the proper help
>> page is opened inside emacs.
JimMcD> Really? I wonder what is wrong with my setup then.
well, you are using Windows ...
I'm sorry I forgot to say that I was talking about the behavior
JimMcD> I am using
JimMcD> This is GNU Emacs 22.214.171.124 (i386-mingw-nt5.1.2600)
JimMcD> of 2007-07-07 on NEUTRINO
JimMcD> With R-2.6.0
JimMcD> And I have consistent problems with popups not popping. The following
JimMcD> are consistent for me:
JimMcD> 1.) ?something where the function is in two different packages.
JimMcD> ?hyperGtest from GOstats is a perfect example.
JimMcD> 2.) chooseCRANmirror(), which I have tracked down to select.list(). This
JimMcD> won't work the first time I try. However if I kill it with a c-g c-c c-c
JimMcD> then I can run it again without problems (e.g. select.list(letters)
JimMcD> fails, but a c-g c-c c-c and an up arrow will then work).
JimMcD> If I load tcltk first, both will work without problems. But I am _not_
JimMcD> getting a tcltk listbox, just the usual Windows one.
JimMcD> Note that this isn't true for either RGui, nor running R directly from a
JimMcD> DOS prompt. In both of those cases I get the popup without problems.
JimMcD> James W. MacDonald, M.S.
JimMcD> Affymetrix and cDNA Microarray Core
JimMcD> University of Michigan Cancer Center
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