[Rd] Help for methods

Gregor Gorjanc gregor.gorjanc at bfro.uni-lj.si
Tue Sep 19 15:06:42 CEST 2006

Hin-Tak Leung <hin-tak.leung <at> cimr.cam.ac.uk> writes:

> You are supposed to do:
> ?summary.lm
> ?summary.data.frame
> for S3 methods. The former works, the latter doesn't - which is
> probably considered a bug, but then the usage of some of the

I do not follow this. When I type ?summary.data.frame I get a
summary help page where I can also find info about S3 method for class
'data.frame'. If I am not wrong it is 


that takes care of this.

> generics are probably considered obvious and fundamental enough
> that summary.data.frame doesn't really behave in any substantially
> different way compared to what is said in ?summary and ?Summary .

Regards, Gregor

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