[Rd] Re: [R] help output paged in separate window

Duncan Murdoch dmurdoch at pair.com
Sun May 25 13:13:21 MEST 2003

On Sun, 25 May 2003 16:57:12 +0100 (BST), you wrote:

>We do have an API for file.show and the underlying C (in 
>src/unix/system.txt).  It seem clear to me that the Windows help 
>code is incorrect (and at least it used to set a title).
>Duncan changed it, and I cannot recall the exact rationale.

No, it never used title.  I changed the text being shown (so that it
would still be informative when truncated in the Windows taskbar), but
using title seems to have been a change in the Unix version after it
was split from the Windows one.

I've now changed Windows to use title like Unix does.


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