Re: [Rd] Help for methods

From: Gregor Gorjanc <gregor.gorjanc_at_bfro.uni-lj.si>
Date: Tue 19 Sep 2006 - 13:06:42 GMT

Hin-Tak Leung <hin-tak.leung <at> cimr.cam.ac.uk> writes:

>
> You are supposed to do:
>
> ?summary.lm
> ?summary.data.frame
>
> for S3 methods. The former works, the latter doesn't - which is
> probably considered a bug, but then the usage of some of the

I do not follow this. When I type ?summary.data.frame I get a summary help page where I can also find info about S3 method for class 'data.frame'. If I am not wrong it is

\alias{summary.data.frame}

that takes care of this.

> generics are probably considered obvious and fundamental enough
> that summary.data.frame doesn't really behave in any substantially
> different way compared to what is said in ?summary and ?Summary .
>
...

Regards, Gregor



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