[Bioc-devel] Rmarkdown built html vignette not included in final package tarball

Sean Davis sdavis2 at mail.nih.gov
Mon Oct 6 15:16:24 CEST 2014

Hi, Leo.

I think you'll need to include the VignetteIndexEntry and VignetteEngine as
the first lines of your vignette, enclosed in an HTML comment.  You'll also
need to adjust your DESCRIPTION file slightly.  Though not meant to be
authoritative, I put together the details that worked for me here:



On Mon, Oct 6, 2014 at 8:23 AM, Leo Lahti <leo.lahti at iki.fi> wrote:

> Dear list,
> I have built html vignettes from Rmd files
> For this I have added the following lines in vignette start:
> ---
> title: "my vignette"
> author: "N.N"
> date: "`r Sys.Date()`"
> output: rmarkdown::html_vignette
> vignette: >
>   %\VignetteEngine{knitr::rmarkdown}
>   %\VignetteIndexEntry{my tutorial}
>   %\usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}
> ---
> and then run in R:
> rmarkdown::render("vignette.Rmd", "html_document")
> However after R CMD check and build, the html vignette is not included in
> the package tarball.
> How I can ensure that the html vignette will be included in the final
> tarball ? Querying the bioc list messages did not lead to solution so far.
> best regards
> Leo Lahti
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