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Ancillary Function for Preparing Emails and Postings

An ancillary function used by bug.report and help.request to prepare emails for submission to package maintainers or to Rmailing lists.

Keywords
utilities
Usage
create.post(instructions = character(), description = "post",
            subject = "",
            method = getOption("mailer"),
            address = "the relevant mailing list",
            ccaddress = getOption("ccaddress", ""),
            filename = "R.post", info = character())
Arguments
instructions
Character vector of instructions to put at the top of the template email.
description
Character string: a description to be incorporated into messages.
subject
Subject of the email. Optional except for the "mailx" method.
method
Submission method, one of "none", "mailto", "gnudoit", "ess" or (Unix only) "mailx". See Details.
address
Recipient's email address, where applicable: for package bug reports sent by email this defaults to the address of the package maintainer (the first if more than one is listed).
ccaddress
Optional email address for copies with the "mailx" and "mailto" methods. Use ccaddress = "" for no copy.
filename
Filename to use for setting up the email (or storing it when method is "none" or sending mail fails).
info
character vector of information to include in the template email below the please do not edit the information below line.
Details

What this does depends on the method. The function first creates a template email body.

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Value

  • Invisible NULL.

See Also

bug.report, help.request.

Aliases
  • create.post
Documentation reproduced from package utils, version 3.3, License: Part of R 3.3

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