[Rd] \description in Rd files
rksh1 at cam.ac.uk
Mon Jan 5 12:59:18 CET 2009
Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> I think you meant \describe ....
> On Mon, 5 Jan 2009, Robin Hankin wrote:
>> The aylmer package generates a warning (under R-2.9.0) for an Rd file
>> which I think is OK.
>> The package is clean under R-2.8.1.
> Did you actually look at the help under 2.8.1: it is I am sure not
> what you intended? Oops ....
Ouch. aylmer.dvi looks fine under R-2.8.1 but indeed the text
versions are not as intended.
I guess that the machinery for text documentation is less tolerant of
All works fine with \describe in place of \description.
Robin K. S. Hankin
University of Cambridge
19 Silver Street
Cambridge CB3 9EP
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