[R-pkg-devel] File link does not exist : how to get the correct one?

Duncan Murdoch murdoch@dunc@n @ending from gm@il@com
Fri May 18 17:29:05 CEST 2018

On 18/05/2018 11:06 AM, Joris Meys wrote:
> Hi all,
> The latest changes in R cause a lot of Rd warnings about file links that
> don't exist and are treated as a topic. One example is
> \code{\link[stats]{fitted}}
> Now if I look at ?fitted , the name of the page (top left corner) is given
> as "fitted". So I would expect that the code above should just work fine,
> but it generates the warning.
> How can one get these names without having to browse through the directory
> with html files?

You could ask for HTML help on fitted, but don't use the class print method:

 > unclass(?fitted)
help(topic = "fitted", package = NULL)
[1] "fitted"
[1] "html"

The first line says that the name should be "fitted.values".

Duncan Murdoch

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