[R] Does matmult exist?

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Sun Jun 23 11:02:56 CEST 2002

ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk writes:

> On Sat, 22 Jun 2002, Roger Peng wrote:
> > Does the function 'matmult' still exist in R?  It has a help page and is
> The help page called matmult.Rd is for %*%.  Handling references for
> something containing the comment character in Rd format is awkward.
> There are lots of topics in the help system that are not actual functions.
> > referenced in the help page for 'kronecker', but I can't seem to access
> > the function itself.  Obviously, not an issue of great concern but just a
> > curiosity.

Things do work though:

?matmult and ?"%*%" both lead you to a help page which clearly says


     a %*% b

(and of course as Brian says: there are no functions called Syntax,
Arithmetic, Normal, or... either)

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