View Rd files in a source package.

## Usage

viewRd(infile, type = getOption("help_type"), stages = NULL)

## Arguments

infile

name of an Rd file, a character string.

type

one of "text" or "html"

stages

a character vector specifying which stages of the R installation process to immitate. The default, c("build", "install", "render"), should be fine in most cases.

## Details

This function can be used to view Rd files from the source directory of a package. The page is presented in text format or in html browser, according to the setting of argument type. The default is getOption("help_type").

## Value

the function is used for the side effect of showing the help page in a text help window or a web browser.

## Author

Georgi N. Boshnakov

## Note

Developers with "devtools" can use viewRd() instead of help() for documentation objects that contain Rd macros, such as insertRef, see vignette:

vignette("Inserting_bibtex_references", package = "Rdpack").