[R] R help from command line

Deepayan Sarkar deepayan.sarkar at gmail.com
Wed Aug 12 01:35:15 CEST 2009

On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 12:43 PM, Peng Yu<pengyu.ut at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I frequently need to open multiple help pages in R, which requires the
> start of multiple R sessions. I am wondering if there is a way to
> invoke the help page from the command line just like 'man'.

If you are feeling adventurous, you might try out the Qt Assistant
interface described at


(not command-line, but a standalone application that doesn't need R
except the first time).


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