[Rd] Search Engine (PR#2813)

leroy at ucsd.edu leroy at ucsd.edu
Tue Apr 22 07:21:20 MEST 2003

Full_Name: Anthony Westerling
Version: 1.7.0
OS: Mac OS X 10.2.5
Submission from: (NULL) (

R includes a very nice search engine web page which installs at
/usr/local/lib/R/doc/html/search/SearchEngine.html.  The search engine and
keywords links do not work on my Mac G4s running OS X 10.2.5, and this appears
to be independent of choice of browser.  This appears to be a Mac-specific
problem with the Java applet.  

I have tried this on three different G4s using IE, Safari, and Mozilla.  Neither
the local file /usr/local/lib/R/doc/html/search/ nor the latest patched version
documentation at http://stat.ethz.ch/R-alpha/R-patched/doc/html/search/SearchEngine.html
works on the Mac, although the latter URL functions perfectly when accessed from
a browser on a windows PC.

This search function is a very nice feature.  Is there a way to use it on a

Thank you

Anthony Westerling

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