Opened 6 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

#1221 closed defect (fixed)

R quickstart, missing vignette

Reported by: micha Owned by: live-demo@…
Priority: normal Milestone: OSGeoLive7.0
Component: OSGeoLive Keywords: R, shapefile, vignette
Cc:

Description

In the R quickstart, there's a reference to a non-existent vignette: "shapefiles".

Change history (7)

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by hamish

Keywords: R,shapefile,vignetteR, shapefile, vignette
Type: taskdefect

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by micha

Shall I just remove the reference to the missing vignette in the quickstart??

comment:3 in reply to:  2 Changed 6 years ago by hamish

Replying to micha:

Shall I just remove the reference to the missing vignette in the quickstart??

It would be good to understand what it is any why it is missing first.

regards, Hamish

comment:4 Changed 6 years ago by wildintellect

My research indicates the spatstat package contained the shapefiles vignette at some version in the past. It is installed correctly and loads, however vignette(package="spatstat") returns no vignettes now. So the package installed but without any vignettes. No idea why, but it supposedly has several according to various sites around the internet.

comment:5 Changed 6 years ago by micha

Trying to do

install.packages("spatstat", dependencied=TRUE)

leads to some errors. OTOH, we have the regular maptools package installed, and it contains a vignette: "combine_maptools", with a 4 page coverage of importing a shapefile and doing some simple dissolving of features, and attaching attribute data. Maybe that would be a reasonable replacement for the missing shapefile vignette.

comment:6 Changed 6 years ago by hamish

missing vignette("shapefiles") commented out in the quickstart in trunk with r10840.

Hamish

comment:7 Changed 6 years ago by kalxas

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed
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