[Rd] Reordering entries in package manual PDF's

Duncan Murdoch murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Wed Dec 1 13:56:21 CET 2010

On 01/12/2010 7:27 AM, Aleksi Kallio wrote:
> Hello,
> I have created my own R package and written the documentation in Rd
> format for each of the functions plus the package itself.
> However now the functions appear in a random order in the generated PDF
> and the package documentation entry is placed in between the functions,
> when I would like it to be first, naturally.

I think you need to give us more details.  What version of R are you 
using?  How are you producing the PDF?  When I do it in R 2.12.0 using

R CMD Rd2dvi --pdf <mypackage>

I get the pages in alphabetical order, except that the package page 
comes first.

Duncan Murdoch

> Is there an easy way to specify the order of the entries in the
> generated documentation?
> Browsing through the R manual and mailing list archives did not find
> anything. Rd is all I need, so I would not like to start using any of
> the more advanced documentation tools.
> Thanks for your help!
> All the best,
> Aleksi
> P.S. Cross-posted from R-help, as instructed by one of the subscribers.
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