>>>>> R Michael Weylandt <michael.weyla...@gmail.com> >>>>> on Mon, 22 Oct 2012 09:06:35 +0100 writes:
> On Monday, October 22, 2012, Christian Hoffmann wrote: >> Hi, >> >> Each > help.start() generates a new tree of the R help >> system, somewhere in 127.0.0.1:xxx, each xxx being >> difeerent. This tree disappears when exiting R. How can >> the current help tree copied to a permanent place for >> reference outside a running R? This would be practical >> for not having to enter M-x R . >> >> > If I understand correctly the docs correctly, the help > system is dynamically generated/served by an asynchronous > server within R so you'll need to have an R instance going > somewhere. In short, not sure it's possible, but far > outside my expertise and not unlikely to be quite wrong. Fortunately, it *is* still possible. Otherwise, one of the historically oldest and still existing services to the R community, http://stat.ethz.ch/R-manual/ http://stat.ethz.ch/R-manual/R-devel/doc/html http://stat.ethz.ch/R-manual/R-patched/doc/html would no longer be possible. However to make it possible, you must install R from the sources, and configure it using --enable-prebuilt-html > Are the various places that the help system is served > online sufficient for your purposes? They should be, I'd say. If they aren't, you need to build R from the sources.... not a bad exercise anyways ;-) Martin Maechler, ETH Zurich > Cheers, RMW >> TIA >> >> --Christian >> >> -- >> Christian W. Hoffmann, CH - 8915 Hausen am Albis, >> Switzerland Rigiblickstrasse 15 b, Tel.+41-44-7640853 >> c-w.hoffm...@sunrise.ch, christ...@echoffmann.ch, >> www.echoffmann.ch ______________________________________________ Remail@example.com mailing list https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.