Re: [Rd] S4 assignment \alias and \usage

From: Seth Falcon <>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2007 07:10:26 -0700

Paul Gilbert <> writes:

> What is the Rd file alias and usage syntax for an S4 assignment method?
> I have been trying variations on
> \alias{TSdoc<-,default-method}
> \usage{
> \S4method{TSdoc}{default}(x) <- value
> but so far I have not got it right according to various codoc, etc,
> checks.

If you have your own generic TSdoc<-, then I think you want:


You may not be allowed to specify usage, but I think the issue only arises when setting methods for a generic documented elsewhere.

+ seth

Seth Falcon | Computational Biology | Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

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