# RdUtils

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##### Utilities for Processing Rd Files

Utilities for converting files in R documentation (Rd) format to other formats or create indices from them, and for converting documentation in other formats to Rd format.

Keywords
utilities
##### Usage
R CMD Rdconv [options] file
R CMD Rd2pdf [options] files
##### Arguments
file
the path to a file to be processed.
files
a list of file names specifying the R documentation sources to use, by either giving the paths to the files, or the path to a directory with the sources of a package.
options
further options to control the processing, or for obtaining information about usage and version of the utility.
##### Details

R CMD Rdconv converts Rd format to plain text, HTML or LaTeX formats: it can also extract the examples.

R CMD Rd2pdf is the user-level program for producing PDF output from Rd sources. It will make use of the environment variables unix R_PAPERSIZE (set by R CMD, with a default set when R was installed: values for R_PAPERSIZE are a4, letter, legal and executive) windows R_PAPERSIZE (default a4, also legal and executive) and R_PDFVIEWER (the PDF previewer). Also, RD2PDF_INPUTENC can be set to inputenx to make use of the LaTeX package of that name rather than inputenc: this might be needed for better support of the UTF-8 encoding.

Use R CMD foo --help to obtain usage information on utility foo.

The chapter “Processing Rd format” in the “Writing R Extensions” manual.

##### Aliases
• Rdconv
• Rd2pdf
• RD2PDF_INPUTENC
Documentation reproduced from package base, version 3.1.3, License: Part of R 3.1.3

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