[Rd] generating HTML help pages
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jan 28 08:46:22 CET 2011
Installing your package with 'R CMD INSTALL --html' gives you an
'html' directory with an index and all the static HTML help files.
(That is in the R-admin manual, under 'Help options'.)
For a single page, you will need to write your own code -- but since R
is Open Source you have lots of examples to go from.
On Fri, 28 Jan 2011, 016750 wrote:
> Dear All,
> I need to convert all Rd help pages for my package to HTML format in order to
> serve these on our web-server. Ideally, I would like to do that as "all docs
> in single page" and also index page + one html page per Rd file.
> Looking through documentation the only clues I could find were
> * R CMD Rdconv --type=html FILE, which does not produce cross-links, does not
> process multiple files, and does not produce index file
> this will do a better job by producing cross-links, but again, no multiple
> files processing, and no index
> This is not a big deal to make a loop over all files in my "man", and I can
> copy "00Index.html" from library/package/html after install, but I wonder if
> there is a more straightforward way to achieve my aim? Also, any suggestions
> as for generating a single HTML with all help pages of a package?
> with best regards, and sorry if I am off-topic,
> R-devel at r-project.org mailing list
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