Re: [Rd] help search mechanism for ?"$"

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: Tue 19 Dec 2006 - 02:40:58 GMT

On 12/18/2006 3:00 PM, Tobias Verbeke wrote:
> I'm sure this is completely harmless, but
> by accident I discovered that
>
> ?nomatterwhat$""
>
> fires up
>
> ?"$"

In general, ?fn(args) gets you help for fn, or if fn is a generic, the fn method that's appropriate for the given list of args. This looks like an example of that, since x$y is parsed as a function call to the $ function.

Duncan Murdoch



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