[R] any function for package searching?

Zheng, Xin (NIH) [C] zhengxin at mail.nih.gov
Tue Feb 24 17:18:04 CET 2009

Thanks Wacek. Sorry that I didn't clarify my question. I want to search uninstalled packaged in repository. I just found RSitesearch could do that and open the results in system browser. It's not flexible, although it's better than none.


-----Original Message-----
From: Wacek Kusnierczyk [mailto:Waclaw.Marcin.Kusnierczyk at idi.ntnu.no] 
Sent: Tuesday, February 24, 2009 11:09 AM
To: Zheng, Xin (NIH) [C]
Cc: r-help at r-project.org
Subject: Re: [R] any function for package searching?

Zheng, Xin (NIH) [C] wrote:
> Hi there,
> I wanted to search some packages related with 'genetics'. I know I can do it on CRAN webpage. I'm just wondering if there's some function in R could do that. Debian apt offers one way. It would be perfect if R has some builtin function like Debian apt.



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