[Rd] Sort output of apropos

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sun Apr 15 09:30:10 CEST 2007

Seems sensible, but 2.5.0 is in feature freeze and it is possible that 
someone has relied on this.

I've added this (and a \value section to the help file) for R-devel.

On Wed, 11 Apr 2007, Seth Falcon wrote:

> A further improvement to apropos() would be to sort the output.
> Currently, the output of apropos is in the order found on the search
> list and this will rarely be useful to the user.
> All that is needed is a sort(x) at the end of the function.
> + seth

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