Re: [Rd] Undocumented functions

From: Ben Bolker <>
Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2011 13:05:43 +0000

Nicola Sturaro Sommacal <mailinglist <at>> writes:

> Hi!
> I am building a package. This package will not submitted to CRAN.
> I write the help files for the most important functions of my package, I
> cannot write it for all functions. This may sounds strange, but so there!
> I know that all user-level functions should be documented, so I have to
> move my undocumented functions to a non-user-level. It's right?
> To move my functions to a non-user-level I can write them as hidden
> functions, with a dot before the names. This require a very long check of
> my code to change the call to the function preceding it by a dot. So, this
> is not a real choice.
> There are other way to reach my purpose?

  Read about name spaces; search for NAMESPACE or "name space" in the R extensions manual.
  Any function that is not exported from a package need not be documented.

  Ben Bolker mailing list Received on Thu 15 Dec 2011 - 13:09:29 GMT

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