[R] "R CMD Rd2txt" generate "_^H" for in all section titles

Duncan Murdoch murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Fri Nov 14 01:59:04 CET 2014

On 13/11/2014, 2:51 PM, Zheng Da wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm trying to generate plain text from the .Rd files. I run "R CMD
> Rd2txt xx.Rd -o xx.txt" to get the plain text file. When I open the
> text file, I see "_^H" in front of each character in all section
> titles. I can't figure out where the problem is. If I don't specify -o
> argument, "R CMD Rd2txt" prints on the standard output correctly. What
> should I do to output everything correctly to a file?

That's the old-fashioned way to do underlining.  Set the
"underline_titles" option (see ?Rd2txt_options) to FALSE if you don't
want it.

Duncan Murdoch

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