Finding code (was: [R] A request)

John Fox jfox at
Wed Apr 3 14:26:41 CEST 2002

Dear Egon,

At 11:03 AM 4/3/2002 +0200, Egon Willighagen wrote:
>On Tuesday 2 April 2002 18:31, Thomas Lumley wrote:
> > On Tue, 2 Apr 2002, E.L. Willighagen wrote:
> > > Indeed. A "Search" link under "Documentation" on
> > > itself pointing to it would be nice. Who is the person to ask for this?
> >
> > There *is* a Search link under "R-project" on
>Yes, but that one is able to search the site (which ofcourse includes the
>docs, i know) and the mailarchives... but most of the time i do not want to
>search the complete site, or the mailarchives... just the documentation...
>and, hence, the request...

Jonathan Baron's R Search Site, which is two clicks from either the CRAN or 
R home page, has a "limit search to" drop-down menu that provides this 
capability (or perhaps I misunderstand what you want to do).

I hope that this helps,

John Fox
Department of Sociology
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4M4
email: jfox at
phone: 905-525-9140x23604

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