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To install the latest stable version from CRAN:
You can also use
devtools to install the latest development version:
The package overrides the basic help functions from the utils package:
help(): for help about specific topic or packages
help.search(): for help about fuzzy topics or packages
?: shortcut for the two help functions, one question mark calls
help, two calls
The first time you load
RDocumentation, you will be asked to automatically load the package when R starts. If you want to control this afterwards, you can use
RDocumentation is loaded in your R session, the help functionality will be overridden to show documentation in RDocuemntation. To enable/disable this setting in your session, you can use
enable_rdocs() # executed when you load RDocumentation disable_rdocs()
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