[R] how to document user-defined packages for windows
Prof Brian D Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Mar 10 08:20:44 CET 2000
On Thu, 9 Mar 2000, Griffith Feeney wrote:
> 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!
You write documentation axactly as described in `Writing R Extensions',
and you then install the package as descirbed in the rw-FAQ and in the file
`readme.packages' in rw1000sp.zip.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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