[R] Example scripts for R Manual

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Aug 11 06:58:04 CEST 2009

Which manuals exactly?

Runnable scripts for R-intro and R-exts are in the doc/manuals 
directory of the R sources, alongside those manuals.  If you got a 
binary version of R, see https://svn.r-project.org/R/trunk/doc/manual/

They are part of the test suite: no one else has suggested that it is 
helpful to have them installed or publicized.

Most of the examples in R-data need additional faciltiies (e.g. a 

On Mon, 10 Aug 2009, Peng Yu wrote:

> Some examples in the manual are not in the context. In order to use
> such examples, the users have to set up the variables in the examples.
> Adding accompany scripts to the manuals can make the manuals more
> reader friendly.
> Regards,
> Peng
> On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 10:20 PM, Ronggui Huang<ronggui.huang at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is it really necessary? You can just copy the commands in the manual
>> and paste them to R.
>> Ronggui
>> 2009/8/11 Peng Yu <pengyu.ut at gmail.com>:
>>> Hi,
>>> I am wondering if some experienced users would help put the
>>> ready-to-run code of the examples in the manuals. It would help new
>>> users  learn R faster by putting all the examples in an ready-to-run R
>>> script file. Can somebody help do so sometime and post the code along
>>> with the pdf manuals?
>>> http://cran.r-project.org/manuals.html
>>> Regards,
>>> Peng

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