[R] library manual: documentation of funcs not alphabetically ordered
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jul 27 14:15:14 CEST 2004
On Tue, 27 Jul 2004, Robin Hankin wrote:
> Hello everybody
> I'm putting finishing touches to a library,
> and have noticed that the .dvi file that R CMD check creates does not
> sort the functions in alphabetical order.
It is not designed to, merely to check that the files can be processed.
Use R CMD Rd2dvi to produce a manual: that sorts the man/*.Rd files in the
ASCII collate order (which may or may not be the same order as the
> I find this odd because I used the "tidy" routines in section 3.1 of
> the R-exts manual, which produce R code in which the functions are
> alphabetically ordered (and I performed R CMD check using the
> tidied-and-profiled R code). My other library manuals are in
> alphabetical order.
The R and man directories are unrelated.
> How do I get a dvi manual with functions in alphabetical order?
> What have I forgotten to do?
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