[ESS] R - Help buffer

gerald.jean at dgag.ca gerald.jean at dgag.ca
Mon Oct 20 17:44:04 CEST 2008

ess-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch a écrit sur 2008/10/20 11:07:29 :

> gerald.jean at dgag.ca wrote:
> > But when I run R through ESS, C-c C-v will still prompt me for a help
> > but when I type a topic what shows up in the *help[R] fct. name* buffer
> >
> > Error in help("glm", pager = "slynx -dump", window = F) :
> >   unused argument(s) (window = FALSE)
> >
> > I tried setting the "pager" and the "help.pager" options to
> > as they are when running Splus but to no avail, I still get the same
> hmmm... there may be leakage from the lisp code for splus help into the
> lisp code  for R help help; R shouldn't need the pager to be set, and so
> seeing pager = 'sylnx -dump' is the probable cause of the error.
> Can you try a new emacs session, start R and then try C-c C-v?  (i.e.
> start S).  Also, take out any settings for pager and help.pager from
> your .emacs, if it still doesn't work.

I restarted Emacs, did not start Splus and started R: same result as

I am not seeing any settings for "pager" and "help.pager" in my .emacs?

> Stephen
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