[R] R help files -> S-Plus; par('mgp')

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Wed May 9 17:08:54 CEST 2001

On Wed, 9 May 2001, Frank E Harrell Jr wrote:

> Thanks to Brian Ripley I have been using R utilities for
> some time for converting S-Plus UNIX nroff help files
> to .Rd to .html files.  .Rd files seem to be the most
> natural format for help files and this format is probably easier
> to maintain than nroff, so I would like to start
> using .Rd files as my master documentation format
> if anyone has a utility for going from .Rd to nroff.

R CMD Rdconv
has S (nroff) documentation format as one of its output types
 R CMD Rdconv --type=Sd -o foo.d foo.Rd


Thomas Lumley			Asst. Professor, Biostatistics
tlumley at u.washington.edu	University of Washington, Seattle

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