Re: [Rd] HTML vignette browser

From: Roger Peng <rdpeng_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2007 08:59:34 -0400

This is very nice work and I like it a lot. I think it would be quite useful for teaching. My only thought was that when I saw 'source' I was expecting R code, but instead got LaTeX/Noweb. It does seem that 'source' is a little ambiguous here.

-roger

On 6/1/07, Deepayan Sarkar <deepayan.sarkar_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> this is tangentially related to the recent discussion on vignettes.
> vignette() currently produces a listing of available vignettes, but
> these are not clickable. Since R has a browseURL() function, it seems
> natural to have a version that produces HTML with clickable links.
> Here's an attempt at that:
>
> source("http://dsarkar.fhcrc.org/R/vignette-browser.R")
> browseVignettes()
> browseVignettes(package = "grid")
>
> etc. Perhaps some variant of this could be added to R.
>
> Comments welcome.
>
> -Deepayan
>
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