[R] ouml in an .Rd

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jan 6 22:10:33 CET 2006

It means what it says: you need to put the actual character in the file, 
and specify the encoding for the file via \encoding.  (For you, UTF-8 or 
latin1, I would guess.)

It's not a question of trying variations, rather of following 

On Fri, 6 Jan 2006, Paul Gilbert wrote:

> I am trying to put an ouml in an .Rd file with no success. Writing R
> Extensions suggests:
> Text which might need to be represented differently in different
> encodings should be marked by |\enc|, e.g. |\enc{Jöreskog}{Joreskog}|
> where the first argument will be used where encodings are allowed and
> the second should be ASCII (and is used for e.g. the text conversion).
> (Above may get mangled by the mail.) I have tried variations
>   \enc{J"oreskog}{Joreskog}
>   \enc{J\"oreskog}{Joreskog}
>   \enc{Jo\"reskog}{Joreskog}
>   \enc{Jo\"reskog}{Joreskog}
>   \enc{J\"{o}reskog}{Joreskog}
>   \enc{J\\"{o}reskog}{Joreskog}
>   \enc{Jöoreskog}{Joreskog}
> all with no effect on the generated pdf file.  Suggestions would be
> appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Paul Gilbert
> ______________________________________________
> R-help at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
> https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help
> PLEASE do read the posting guide! http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Professor of Applied Statistics,  http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
University of Oxford,             Tel:  +44 1865 272861 (self)
1 South Parks Road,                     +44 1865 272866 (PA)
Oxford OX1 3TG, UK                Fax:  +44 1865 272595

More information about the R-help mailing list