[Rd] Front ends handling help.search() results?

Henrik Bengtsson hb at biostat.ucsf.edu
Sun Jul 31 18:32:55 CEST 2011

The R.rsp package has a proof of concept page:

1. library("R.rsp")
2. browseRsp(path="/R/help/")
3. At the bottom, there is a "help.search" form.  Type in search term,
e.g. "svd".

This is all web browser based, so it should be able to handle compiled
vignettes (as long as there are valid paths/URL paths).


On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 11:11 AM, Duncan Murdoch
<murdoch.duncan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Which front ends process the help.search() results to produce nice clickable
> lists, instead of the simple text display that's the default?  I know the
> R.app gui on  Mac OS does; are there others?
> I'm asking because one of the decisions made when R Core met in Vienna was
> to allow vignettes to be returned as results of help.search().  All of those
> front ends will need to be able to handle this.
> Duncan Murdoch
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