[Rd] CRAN: How to list a non-Sweave doc under "Vignettes:" on package page?

Hadley Wickham hadley at rice.edu
Tue Nov 8 05:23:51 CET 2011

> How CRAN behaves and how the help package system behaves may be two
> different problems.  My question is specifically on how CRAN works.
> To have inst/doc/ documents to be listed on the package's help page,
> you can add an inst/doc/index.html file, cf. Section 'Writing package
> vignettes' in 'Writing R Extensions'. You can use the following
> index.html file as a template:

But they still won't be listed under vignette() - I see this solution
as a temporary hack until non-Sweave vignettes become first class


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Department of Statistics / Rice University

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