[Rd] help search mechanism for ?"$"

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Tue Dec 19 03:40:58 CET 2006

On 12/18/2006 3:00 PM, Tobias Verbeke wrote:
> I'm sure this is completely harmless, but
> by accident I discovered that
> ?nomatterwhat$""
> fires up
> ?"$"

In general, ?fn(args) gets you help for fn, or if fn is a generic, the 
fn method that's appropriate for the given list of args.  This looks 
like an example of that, since x$y is parsed as a function call to the $ 

Duncan Murdoch

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