[Rd] trouble with accentuated characters in \title tag in Rd file

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Sat Feb 9 19:54:13 CET 2013

See Writing R Extensions:

"Since R version 2.12.0 markup has been supported in the text, but use 
of characters other than English text and punctuation (e.g., ‘<’) may 
limit portability."

So the answer is: Don't do that.

Uwe Ligges

On 09.02.2013 19:27, LaurentRdevel wrote:
> Dear R-devel-list,
>    Since I had no answer on the R-help-list
> (http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.r.general/284539) I try to
> present my trouble on the R-devel-list. I am sure in the past (one year
> ago) to succeed in putting accentuated characters in the \title tag in a
> .Rd file. Recently, creating a package, I have NA in the title function
> instead of the text containing the accentuated character.
> Could you please tell me what I missed in the understanding of package
> documentation creation ? Except the title, all works fine.
> Best regards
> Laurent
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