[ESS] ESS, devtools, and documentation
Timothy W. Hilton
thilton at ucmerced.edu
Thu Oct 16 18:50:44 CEST 2014
Thanks for your quick response! I meant that it works when I start R
within my terminal (iTerm2 on my mac), but I just checked and it also
does work when I start R within emacs shell prompt (aka M-x shell)
tim at ucmerced007-206 ~/work/Code/VPRM
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Park_Falls package:VPRM_Rpkg R Documentation
Park Falls, Wisconsin, USA eddy covariance data and MODIS data
The dataset Park_Falls contains MODIS observations as well as
ground-based eddy covariance flux tower data for the Ameriflux
tall tower located in Park Falls, Wisconsin, USA. The data span
the period 1 May 2005 through 31 July 2005.
On Thu, Oct 2014, 16 at 09:46:29AM -0700, Vitalie Spinu wrote:
> There should be no difference.
> Do you mean that it works in emacs shell prompt (aka M-x shell)?
> >>> "Timothy W. Hilton" on Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:25:41 -0700 wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm unable to access documentation for an R package I'm developing while
> > using devtools within ESS. Starting R within ESS and attempting to
> > access some docs that I wrote:
> > M-x R
> >> library(devtools)
> >> load_all('VPRM_Rpckg')
> >> ?Park_Falls
> > A message then appears in the minibuffer:
> > No documentation for ‘Park_Falls’ in specified packages and libraries:
> > If I start R from the shell prompt the above sequence displays the
> > documentation for Park_Falls, as expected.
> > ess-version: 14.09 [svn: 6041 (2014-09-13)] (loaded from /Users/tim/.emacs.d/ess-14.09/)
> > GNU Emacs 24.3.1 (x86_64-apple-darwin13.4.0, NS apple-appkit-1265.21) of
> > 2014-10-08 on Timothys-MacBook-Air.local
> > Any advice much appreciated! I really love coding in ESS but accessing
> > my own documentation is pretty important to me as I try to finalize this
> > package I'm working on.
> > As always, thanks for making the excellent ESS available to the
> > community!
> > best,
> > Tim
> > --
> > Timothy W. Hilton
> > Assistant Project Scientist
> > School of Engineering
> > University of California, Merced
> > thilton at ucmerced.edu
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