[R] how to document user-defined packages for windows

Griffith Feeney feeney at un.org
Thu Mar 9 21:48:38 CET 2000

After several hours of trial and error I've figured out how to create
packages for use by rw1000 ("Writing R Extensions" seems not to cover

I haven't been able to figure out how to make help files work. I want plain
text only, via help(name) or ?name.

I create a 'help' subdirectory containing a 00Titles file and
function-specific help files in the package directory, but help() doesn't
see them, I get, e.g.,

     Error in help(get.source.data) : No documentation for

Could someone indicate briefly what must be done to make help() work for
user-defined packages under windows, or point me to pertinent documentation
if I've missed it? Thanks!

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