[IPython-dev] rmagic R help

Satrajit Ghosh satra@mit....
Sat Aug 25 07:27:29 CDT 2012


hi thomas,

On 25 August 2012 04:29, Satrajit Ghosh <satra@mit.edu> wrote:
> > is there a possible path codewise/ipythonstructurewise to get the help
> from
> > R into the help display for IPython?
>
> How does it currently show up? Just as text output? (I'm away from my
> own computer). It might be possible to detect the '?' and send the
> output to the pager.
>

currently:

%R help(plot)

simply returns

array([ '/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/2.15/Resources/library/graphics/help/plot'],
      dtype='|S82')


cheers,

satra
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