Re: [Rd] Adding .PDF files to a package

From: Paul Gilbert <pgilbert_at_bank-banque-canada.ca>
Date: Wed, 06 Aug 2008 17:29:42 -0400

This seems a bit too simplistic but, does it make any difference if your file is .pdf rather than .PDF?

Paul

Rense Nieuwenhuis wrote:
> Dear Mathieu,
>
> thank you for your assurance that my manual-reading-skills are on
> par! ;-)
>
> The thing is, though, that I can't get it to work. In the index of
> the help pages, it reads: ''Read overview or browse directory". The
> 'browse directory' option does not work. When clicked on the 'Read
> overview' option, the following text appears:
>
> "Vignettes of package Read.isi
> Sorry, the package contains no vignette meta-information or index.
> Please browse the directory."
>
> So, clearly, some links are missing. Should I manually create an
> index file? If so, how do I specify the link to the .PDF file?
>
> I hope someone can help[.
> Thank in advance,
>
> Rense Nieuwenhuis
>
>
>
>
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> On Aug 6, 2008, at 17:40 , Mathieu Ribatet wrote:
>
>

>>Dear Rense,
>>
>>The way you included your pdf file in your package is appropriate.  
>>Normally, when invocking "help.start()" and going to your package  
>>link, you should have two links overview and directory where your  
>>pdf file should be located.
>>
>>Best,
>>Mathieu
>>
>>Rense Nieuwenhuis a écrit :
>>
>>>Deal all,
>>>
>>>new as I am to developing packages for R-Project, I apologize on
>>>beforehand for questions that are too obvious. I am trying to 'add' a
>>>PDF document containing some detailed information to a package.
>>>
>>>The way I understand the Rexts.pdf document, I should add my .PDF
>>>document to the /inst/doc/ folder, and links to the files should be
>>>build automatically. However, after building it on MacOSX (10.4)
>>>using 'R CMD build' and checking it using 'R CMD check', no links
>>>seems to be present. All checks are OK, but no vignette or whatever
>>>appears in the help-files of the package.
>>>
>>>Clearly, I'm missing something. I would really appreciate some
>>>pointers on how to integrate an 'additional' pdf file to my package.
>>>
>>>Thanks in advance,
>>>
>>>Rense Nieuwenhuis
>>>
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