[ESS] Read R manuals inside emacs

Tyler Smith ty|er @end|ng |rom p|@nt@rum@c@
Sun Mar 6 15:43:34 CET 2022

>From inside Emacs, C-h i opens the info system. If the R info manuals are installed (they are by default in Linux), you can find and read them there. I find this much more convenient than html. There is a brief info tutorial somewhere in there too, which might be useful.



On Sun, Mar 6, 2022, at 9:22 AM, Naresh Gurbuxani via ESS-help wrote:
> On my Mac installation of R, below documents are included in RHOME/doc/manual:
> R-intro.html
> R-data.html
> [others]
> Is it possible to read them from inside emacs (for example in info)? 
> One of the files (RHOME/share/man/man1/R.1) says, to access R manuals, type
> info -f R-intro
> Where should this command be typed?
> Finally, is this the right mailing group for this question?
> Thanks,
> Naresh  
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