[R] Tutorial docs: Vignettes! {was "searching R-help .."}

Duncan Murdoch dmurdoch at pair.com
Thu Sep 25 19:49:14 CEST 2003

On Thu, 25 Sep 2003 12:10:28 -0400, John Fox <jfox at mcmaster.ca> wrote

>Dear Martin
>At 04:11 PM 9/25/2003 +0200, Martin Maechler wrote:
>. . .
>>And many more packages have other *.pdf documents in their installed
>>./doc/ directories.  However, currently this is not shown
>>in library(help = <package>)
>>--- nor anywhere on CRAN's package-source page (which may be
>>worth improving ...)
>I'll second this motion -- to provide convenient access to whatever pdf 
>file are in a packages's doc directory.

These do get links in the HTML help, saying (at the top of the listing
for the package)

*Accompanying documentation* is available in the subdirectory "doc" of
the installed package.  

The hyperlink (marked with asterisks) takes me to a directory listing
in a case I'm looking at now.

Duncan Murdoch

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