[R] how to use "..."
steve.taylor at aut.ac.nz
Sun Jan 20 20:28:04 CET 2013
> From: Duncan Murdoch
> Maybe we just need a manual on how to use the existing help system. But
> I suspect people who won't read the existing manuals won't read that
> one, either.
Duncan, I assume you're being facetious. Every R user soon learns to use help() and help.search() or their equivalents. We don't need a manual to teach that.
> > Rolf Turner wrote:
> >> The "help" facility is applicable to functions and data sets. It is not
> >> designed
> >> or intended to give "help" with respect to R syntax (with the exception of
> >> the basic syntax of the operators --- unary and binary --- and the
> >> associated
> >> rules of precedence).
Then why are there help pages ?":::", ?"for", ?"NA_character_", ?".C" and ?"??" but not ?"..." ?!
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