[R] cite publications in the package help file

carol white wht_crl at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 28 20:28:21 CEST 2015

the main web page is meant the page when a package is accessed on CRAN. So is it possible on this page that the content of DESCRIPTION is displayed to display the related publications and also put the related publications so that they appear on the help pdf file?

     On Tuesday, April 28, 2015 7:37 PM, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan at gmail.com> wrote:

 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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