[R] cite publications in the package help file

Duncan Murdoch murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Tue Apr 28 19:37:57 CEST 2015

On 28/04/2015 1:00 PM, carol white via R-help wrote:
> To cite related publications, it seems that they can't be mentioned in  DESCRIPTION. Where to mention so that it appears on the 1st page of  the pdf help file and the package main web page? I'm not talking about what is specified in  inst/citation.

The package help file (e.g. foo-package.Rd for package "foo") will be
displayed first in the PDF, and is the first entry linked in the help
page index for the package.

I don't know what page you mean as the "package main web page".

Duncan Murdoch

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