[R] .Rd Files

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat Mar 30 08:17:42 CET 2002

On Fri, 29 Mar 2002, Indrajit Sengupta wrote:

> While downloading the R 1.4.1 for windows from the zip
> file, I downloaded a zip file rw1041m.zip which
> consisted of .Rd files. Could anybody tell what are
> these files for?

It tells you in the README:

rw1041m.zip                            installed .Rd files

As to why you might want installed .Rd files, look at the tools package.
End users are very unlikely to make use of them.

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