[R] customizing help()

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Tue Apr 4 13:56:21 CEST 2000

>>>>> "Kurt" == Kurt Gerber <kgerber at giub.unibe.ch> writes:

    Kurt> Hi
    Kurt> I tried to customize help(), so it starts the compiled html help, and
    Kurt> searches in all packages.

just an aside additional to Prof Ripley's answer:
Your "searches in all packages"  can be accomplished by

function which might less known than it should.
Given a "topic" it lists "help files" {typically names of R objects} from
ALL available packages, see

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