[R] Functions in a package not visible to a user

Roger D. Peng rpeng at jhsph.edu
Fri Jul 16 04:30:10 CEST 2004

The old way was to define the internal functions inside the 
functions that used them.  Nowadays it's better to use a 
namespace.  `R CMD check' will only check code/docs for exported 
functions so non-exported/internal functions don't need to have a 
help file.


Rui Dantas wrote:
> Dear all,
> Sorry if this is obvious, but I couldn't find the answer in any place I
> looked.
> I have a package with several R functions. Some are internal auxiliary
> functions, and should not be available to the user (nor do they, for
> example, need "user" documentation). How can I hide them?
> Best regards,
> Rui Dantas
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