desc_del_author: Remove one or more authors from DESCRIPTION.

desc_del_authorR Documentation

Remove one or more authors from DESCRIPTION.

Description

It uses the Authors@R field. The author(s) to be removed can be specified via any field(s). All authors matching all specifications will be removed. E.g. if only given = "Joe" is supplied, then all authors whole given name matches Joe will be removed. The specifications can be (PCRE) regular expressions.

Usage

desc_del_author(
  given = NULL,
  family = NULL,
  email = NULL,
  role = NULL,
  comment = NULL,
  orcid = NULL,
  file = ".",
  normalize = FALSE
)

Arguments

given

Given name to filter on. Regular expression.

family

Family name to filter on. Regular expression.

email

Email address to filter on. Regular expression.

role

Role to filter on. Regular expression.

comment

Comment field to filter on. Regular expression.

orcid

ORCID field to filter on.

file

DESCRIPTION file to use. By default the DESCRIPTION file of the current package (i.e. the package the working directory is part of) is used.

normalize

Whether to "normalize" (reorder and reformat) the fields when writing back the result. See desc_normalize().

See Also

Other Authors@R: desc_add_author_gh(), desc_add_author(), desc_add_me(), desc_add_orcid(), desc_add_role(), desc_change_maintainer(), desc_coerce_authors_at_r(), desc_del_role(), desc_get_authors(), desc_get_author(), desc_get_maintainer(), desc_set_authors()


r-lib/desc documentation built on Sept. 17, 2022, 5:07 p.m.