[Rd] read.table and strip.white
Prof Brian Ripley
Prof Brian Ripley <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Wed, 31 May 2000 08:57:00 +0100 (BST)
> Date: Wed, 31 May 2000 09:49:52 +0200
> From: Uwe Ligges <email@example.com>
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> To: Prof Brian Ripley <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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> Subject: Re: [Rd] read.table and strip.white
> Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> > [...]
> > >Looks like a general problem with a backslashes in "winhelp" (?).
> > Which system of help, and if text help which pager? (I'm not
> > on Windows here to check, but the text file looks fine on Unix. My
> > guess is that this a pager bug.)
> The Windows Help system (R-1.0.1, NT4.0):
> help(read.table, winhelp=TRUE)
> Text and HTML Help are OK.
Thanks, will take a look. winhelp comes with a health warning, and we
were thinking of withdrawing now most people have Compiled HTML.
Looks like at least one person uses it!
It is done by automatic translation from HTML written by someone else,
and there are a lot of known problems with it.
Brian D. Ripley, firstname.lastname@example.org
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