inspect_usage: Inspect the usage section in an Rd object

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Inspect the usage section in an Rd object.





an Rd object.


The usage section in the Rd object, rdo, is extracted and parsed. The usage of each function described in rdo is obtained also from the actual installed function and compared to the one from rdo.

The return value is a list, with one element for each function usage as returned by compare_usage1.

One of the consequences of this is that an easy way to add a usage description of a function, say fu to an existing Rd file is to simply add a line fu() to the usage section of that file and run reprompt on it.


a list of comparison results as described in ‘Details’ (todo: give more details here)


Georgi N. Boshnakov

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