Re: [Rd] section needed in FAQ - Using R (PR#9698)

From: Ray Kiddy <ray_at_ganymede.org>
Date: Mon, 21 May 2007 10:56:55 -0700

On May 21, 2007, at 5:59 AM, John Fox wrote:

> Dear Peter and Ray,
>
> I think that Ray's problem finding apropos is that "apropos" has
> one "p."
> Interestingly, help.search("appropos") (as suggested by Peter) is
> able to
> accommodate the spelling error.
>
> Regards,
> John
>
> --------------------------------
> John Fox, Professor

Thanks for your information. I see I was spelling it wrong.

Can I make the suggestion that if one does "help(help)", which I tried, that the page should mention "apropos". Perhaps in the "See Also" section.

This was a mistake on my part, but documentation can be helpful in response to user mistakes, rather than fragile.

thanx - ray

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>> -----Original Message-----
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>> [mailto:r-devel-bounces_at_r-project.org] On Behalf Of Peter Dalgaard
>> Sent: Monday, May 21, 2007 3:15 AM
>> To: ray_at_ganymede.org
>> Cc: R-bugs_at_biostat.ku.dk; r-devel_at_stat.math.ethz.ch
>> Subject: Re: [Rd] section needed in FAQ - Using R (PR#9698)
>>
>> ray_at_ganymede.org wrote:
>>> By the way, the R program itself is really badly in need of an
>>> "appropos()" to go alongside "help()". Perhaps "help()" can
>> be renamed
>>> to "hunt()" or "huntAndPeck()".
>>>
>>>
>> help.search("appropos")
>>
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