Re: [R] ouml in an .Rd

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Sat 07 Jan 2006 - 08:10:33 EST

It means what it says: you need to put the actual character in the file, and specify the encoding for the file via \encoding. (For you, UTF-8 or latin1, I would guess.)

It's not a question of trying variations, rather of following instructions.

On Fri, 6 Jan 2006, Paul Gilbert wrote:

> I am trying to put an ouml in an .Rd file with no success. Writing R
> Extensions suggests:
>
> Text which might need to be represented differently in different
> encodings should be marked by |\enc|, e.g. |\enc{Jöreskog}{Joreskog}|
> where the first argument will be used where encodings are allowed and
> the second should be ASCII (and is used for e.g. the text conversion).
>
> (Above may get mangled by the mail.) I have tried variations
>
> \enc{J"oreskog}{Joreskog}
> \enc{J\"oreskog}{Joreskog}
> \enc{Jo\"reskog}{Joreskog}
> \enc{Jo\"reskog}{Joreskog}
> \enc{J\"{o}reskog}{Joreskog}
> \enc{J\\"{o}reskog}{Joreskog}
> \enc{J&ouml;oreskog}{Joreskog}
>
> all with no effect on the generated pdf file. Suggestions would be
> appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
> Paul Gilbert
>
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