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

Rolf Turner r.turner at auckland.ac.nz
Fri Nov 14 02:16:00 CET 2014

On 14/11/14 13:59, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> 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.

Tried it; doesn't work. My hunch is that Rd2txt_options() only has 
impact on the R function Rd2txt() and has no impact on the output of
R CMD Rd2txt ....



Rolf Turner
Technical Editor ANZJS

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