Utilities for Start-Up Messages

Provides utilities to create or suppress start-up messages.


News

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News: to package startupmsg

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############## v 0.9 ##############

user-visible CHANGES:

  • title changed to title style / capitalization

GENERAL ENHANCEMENTS:

under the hood: added .Rbuildignore

BUGFIXES:

############## v 0.8 ##############

under the hood:

  • startupmsg gains a namespace
  • added DESCRIPTION tag "ByteCompile" to all our packages
  • updating maintainer email address and URL.
  • deleted no longer needed chm folders

############## v 0.7 ##############

user-visible CHANGES:

  • new command TOBEDONE() --- similarly to NEWS() to access TOBEDONE file

GENERAL ENHANCEMENTS:

  • added tests/Examples folder with file startupmsg-Ex.Rout.save to have some automatic testing
  • added field "Encoding: latin1" to all DESCRIPTION files in order to avoid problems with e.g. Windows locale when svn replaces $LastChangedDate
  • added TOBEDONE (sic!) files for each package (by accident also in trunc; these are empty so far)

############## v 0.6 ##############

  • Rd-style:
    • several buglets detected with the fuzzier checking mechanism cf [Rd] More intensive checking of R help files, Prof Brian Ripley, 09.01.2009 10:25) [Rd] Warning: missing text for item ... in \describe? , Prof Brian Ripley,

############## v 0.5.3 ##############

  • new issuer 'mySMHandler' to cope with long package names and variable "paper" widths acc. to getOption("width") (automatically inserts line breaks...)
  • moved license to LGPL-3

############## v 0.5 ##############

  • startup messages are now also of S3-class 'packageStartupMessage' and hence may now also be suppressed by suppressPackageStartupMessages() (from package 'base')

############## v 0.4 ##############

  • deleted: import "methods" from Namespace
  • included: argument "VIGNETTE" in function "buildStartupMessage"

############## v 0.3 ##############

  • inserted references to the mail thread "Wishlist: 'quietly' argument for .onAttach() / .First.lib()" on r-devel, April 2006 into seealso

############## v 0.2 ##############

  • abolished: S3 class StartupVersionMessage with corresponding constructor

  • abolished: call startupVersionMessage

  • abolished: control for linestarter (anyone could do this himself: + the developper using his own SMHandler + the user by specifying a suitable custom restart

  • abolished: wrapper onlyversionStartupMessages

  • abolished: modified output in startMessage

  • instead: extended S3 class StartupMessage by a slot 'type' with corresponding accessor startupType

  • instead: onlytypeStartupMessages with an atypes argument to filter out types that are to be shown

  • instead: introduction of mystartMessage with a

  • instead: startMessage now comes with a type argument

  • instead/new: SMHandler argument for mystartupMessage and buildStartupMessage defaulting to mySMHandler

  • clarified: code to buildStartupMessage

  • new: separation into "general routines" documented in ?"startmsg" and an illustration covering mystartupMessage and buildStartupMessage documented in ?"mystartupMessage"

  • new: custom restart (idea: Seth Falcon)

############## v 0.1 ##############

  • defined S3 classes StartupMessage, StartupVersionMessage with corresponding constructors
  • accessor startupPackage
  • wrappers suppressStartupMessages, onlyversionStartupMessages
  • calls startupMessage, startupVersionMessage
  • utilities readVersionInformation, readURLInformation, pointertoNEWS, infoShow, NEWS
  • main function buildStartupMessage (also controllable by options "StartupBanner" resp. "StartupLinestarter")

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install.packages("startupmsg")

0.9.5 by Peter Ruckdeschel, 6 days ago


Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/startupmsg


Authors: Peter Ruckdeschel [cre, cph, aut]


Documentation:   PDF Manual  


LGPL-3 license



Imported by ROptEst, RandVar, RobAStBase, distrDoc, distrEllipse, distrEx, distrMod, distrRmetrics, distrSim, distrTEst, distrTeach.

Depended on by SweaveListingUtils, distr.


See at CRAN