[R] cite publications in the package help file

carol white wht_crl at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 28 20:52:22 CEST 2015

an example of a package main web page on CRANhttp://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/A3/index.html
and the help pdf filehttp://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/A3/A3.pdf

     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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