Re: [Rd] Roxygen: @example tag does not work for me

From: Hadley Wickham <>
Date: Thu, 04 Nov 2010 18:00:10 +0000

> I thought that @example would take the R code in "tests/foo.R" (this file
> also exists) and append it to the .Rd-file. However, there is no
> \examples{...} section in my roxygen-processed .Rd-file after running
> roxygenize(). It just seems as if @example is just neglected. Should I put
> the file in another directory?

I would suspect that the path would be relative to either man/ or R/ - so you probably want ../tests/...

But including your unit tests as examples seems like a pretty odd thing to do - they do serve rather different purposes.


Assistant Professor / Dobelman Family Junior Chair
Department of Statistics / Rice University

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