Re: [Rd] Link to pdf documentation from other package ?

From: Ulrike Groemping <groemping_at_bht-berlin.de>
Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2009 04:06:48 -0800 (PST)

Duncan Murdoch-2 wrote:
>

> Ulrike Groemping wrote:

>> Dear developeRs,
>>
>> I have not found anything recent about how to link to a vignette or other
>> documentation from within Rd-files. Is this now possible with the new
>> help
>> system ? For example, I would like to link to the file AlgDesign.pdf
>> provided within the doc directory of package AlgDesign.
>>
>>   

>
> Yes, you can do it with a \url{} macro. Use a relative link, acting as
> though the starting page is located in /library/AlgDesign/html/*. So
> \url{../doc/AlgDesign.pdf}
> should work from the same package,
> \url{../../AlgDesign/doc/AlgDesign.pdf} from elsewhere. Please let me
> know if this doesn't work, I haven't tested.
>
> Duncan Murdoch
>

Yes, this works, thanks! Is it also possible to display an alternative text instead of the URL itself, like with other links (e.g. show text "Open pdf" that operates the link) ?

Regards, Ulrike

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