[Rd] Object Memory-limits in base and its help document (PR#7468)

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jan 4 11:51:40 CET 2005

On Tue, 4 Jan 2005 mase at is.titech.ac.jp wrote:

> Full_Name: Shigeru Mase
> Version: 2.0.1
> OS: Linux (Debian)
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> help.search("Mem") shows there is an object "Memory-limits" in the base 
> package.

No.  It shows there is a *help* document "Memory-limits":

   Help files with alias or concept or title matching 'Mem' using regular
   expression matching:

   Memory-limits(base)     Memory Limits in R

Try help("Memory-limits"), and see ?help.

> But commads "Memory-limits", or "Memory-limits()", causes an error 
> message: Error: Object "Memory" not found. In addition, 
> help(Memory-limits) displays the document for Arithmetic.

As is should, for that is an arithmetical operation.

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