[R] pdf package help files
spencer.graves at structuremonitoring.com
Sat Dec 18 22:35:04 CET 2010
Error: could not find function "help_start"
R version 2.12.0 (2010-10-15)
Platform: i386-pc-mingw32/i386 (32-bit)
 LC_COLLATE=English_United States.1252
 LC_CTYPE=English_United States.1252
 LC_MONETARY=English_United States.1252
 LC_TIME=English_United States.1252
attached base packages:
 stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base
On 12/18/2010 1:19 PM, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> On 18/12/2010 2:20 PM, eric wrote:
>> Newbie here...just learning
>> Do most packages come with pdf versions of the help files ? If yes,
>> how to I
>> access the entire pdf file to be able to print it ? Is there a standard
>> command for that ?
> No, the pdf version is not normally installed. If you want to see the
> same content on a locally installed package, run
> then browse to the package. The pdf files are just concatenated
> versions of all the help pages shown in that index.
> You can produce the pdf using
> R CMD Rd2dvi --pdf foo
> where foo is a directory holding the source code to the package.
> Alternatively, as others have suggested, just look at the PDF on CRAN.
> Duncan Murdoch
> R-help at r-project.org mailing list
> PLEASE do read the posting guide
> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
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