[Rd] Error message library()

Renaud Gaujoux renaud at mancala.cbio.uct.ac.za
Fri Oct 28 12:49:43 CEST 2011

"BTW: an ever more intuitive solution (IMHO) would be to auto-complete package names in library( ... Deepayan?;)  That is non-intrusive and in line with the general use of R." (Simon)

This is indeed a long wanted feature and to my surprise it actually already exists!!! (seems that Deepayan did not tell anybody about it ;) )
The help page ?completion in the utils package explains how to enable it:


It simply worked on my Ubuntu box -- and directly went in my .Rprofile :)
Hope this helps.


Renaud Gaujoux
Computational Biology - University of Cape Town
South Africa

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