[R] Where is the html page that lists all functions?

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jul 6 08:05:58 CEST 2001

On Thu, 5 Jul 2001, Denis White wrote:

> >> In the previous release of r, theire was a index of all functions in R.
> >> It was was i understand as reference. It was simple to search in this html
> >> page by function name or by keywords.
> >> Why, by god, this page is removed in the Veriosn 1.3 of R???
> > Take a look at R_HOME/doc/html/function.html .... The browser-based search
> > engine was not on that page, but help.start() will lead you to where it has
> > always been.
> In the download I received, function.html now has only this:


> <body>
> This page is obsolete. <p>
> See the <a href="../manual/refman.pdf">Reference Manual</a> for
> comprehensive information on the functions and datasets that come with
> the R distribution, or use the <a href="search/SearchEngine.html">Search
> Engine</a>.
> (and the refman.pdf is not in the ../manual directory)

No, but it is made in the INSTALL process: see the R-admin manual.

As that page says:

1) The reference manual is now only in PDF.
2) The search facilities are where that page says they are (and have
always been).  They were *not* on the page which listed all functions.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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