[R] Discovery on packages

Phil Spector spector at stat.berkeley.edu
Tue May 26 18:25:26 CEST 2009

Janna -
    Another thing that's sometimes useful with a new package
is to run the example function, like


This will run the examples from the documentation to give
you a quick idea of what the package can do.

                                        - Phil Spector
 					 Statistical Computing Facility
 					 Department of Statistics
 					 UC Berkeley
 					 spector at stat.berkeley.edu

On Tue, 26 May 2009, JannaB wrote:

> If I download a package -- how can I explore what it does? For
> instance, I downloaded the TTR package of off CRAN -- but how can I
> find out what it does? Is there a type of API doc for each package? JB
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