[R-SIG-Mac] finding things in R manuals

Ruth Ripley ruth at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Feb 3 16:35:19 CET 2012

Many thanks, Simon. Also to the other respondents for their suggestions.

The link for the nightly builds will also be useful, once I have found 
out which manual I need by searching the pdf's.


On 03/02/2012 14:33, Simon Urbanek wrote:
> On Feb 2, 2012, at 2:37 PM, Ruth Ripley wrote:
>> Dear list,
>> Would it be possible to include the pdf versions of the R manuals in the CRAN mac R install? I find them easier to global search than html ones. (I am used to having them on Windows.)
> Since we are in the phase of adding things to the distribution anyway it is certainly trivial to add the pdf manuals so I shall do that.
> Personally, I prefer nightly builds of the R-devel manuals in html, so I use http://r.research.att.com/man/
> Thanks,
> Simon

Ruth M. Ripley,                         Email:ruth at stats.ox.ac.uk
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