Re: [Rd] Links to non-vignette documentation

From: hadley wickham <h.wickham_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu 23 Feb 2006 - 22:49:32 GMT

> We were referring to an HTML index file. If you want to have a
> reference from your package man page (foo-package.Rd) or some other man
> page, you can use \url{../doc/my.pdf} and the link will work in HTML
> versions of help, and won't be too misleading in other versions
> (especially if you explain how to use it).

Ok, I'll give that a go.

> I don't think you can do that, but you should be using a package man
> page anyway.

Can you suggest a good example of a package man page? I've tried a few packages and haven't been able to find one. The example generated by promptPackage suggests I need to duplicate the contents of DESCRIPTION and INDEX.

Hadley



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