Re: [Rd] Adding .PDF files to a package

From: Mathieu Ribatet <>
Date: Wed, 06 Aug 2008 17:40:49 +0200

Dear Rense,

The way you included your pdf file in your package is appropriate. Normally, when invocking "help.start()" and going to your package link, you should have two links overview and directory where your pdf file should be located.


Rense Nieuwenhuis a écrit :
> Deal all,
> new as I am to developing packages for R-Project, I apologize on
> beforehand for questions that are too obvious. I am trying to 'add' a
> PDF document containing some detailed information to a package.
> The way I understand the Rexts.pdf document, I should add my .PDF
> document to the /inst/doc/ folder, and links to the files should be
> build automatically. However, after building it on MacOSX (10.4)
> using 'R CMD build' and checking it using 'R CMD check', no links
> seems to be present. All checks are OK, but no vignette or whatever
> appears in the help-files of the package.
> Clearly, I'm missing something. I would really appreciate some
> pointers on how to integrate an 'additional' pdf file to my package.
> Thanks in advance,
> Rense Nieuwenhuis
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