[R] finding a contributed function

S.McClatchie s.mcclatchie at niwa.cri.nz
Wed Feb 21 04:01:20 CET 2001


System info:
R version rw1020 on NT
ESS using emacs ver. 20.4


I want to find a contributed function in packages that I do not already 
have installed (if it were installed I would use  library(help=MASS) for 

Is there a way to search all contributed packages for a particular 
function? (other than paging into the read.me files on 
or going through each packages index of contents on

Help will be appreciated.



Sam McClatchie, Research scientist (fisheries acoustics))))))))))
NIWA (National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Ltd)
PO Box 14 901, Kilbirnie, Wellington, New Zealand
s.mcclatchie at niwa.cri.nz 

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