[R] Documents in Docs directory

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Dec 26 10:30:20 CET 2000

On Tue, 26 Dec 2000, Janusz Kawczak wrote:

> Hello R-users:
> this is about the documents for the packages in the subdirectory
> docs/packages at the CRAN tree (i.e. acepack.pdf, etc...). When I try to
> read them, I get the error (14) message out of acrobat reader. This is not
> a very informative error message. Can anybody tell me what is the "trick"
> to enable reading the docs files.

That means a corrupt file, I think.  I think you *may* need to download
them first, as they are not `optimized'.  Having said that, I do not find
any problems reading them with the acroread plug-in, from Vienna, except
speed as the whole file needs to be read before the first page can be

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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