RWsearch: Lazy Search in R Packages, Task Views, CRAN, the Web. All-in-One Download

Search by keywords in R packages, task views, CRAN, the web and display the results in the console or in txt, html or pdf files. Download the package documentation (html index, README, NEWS, pdf manual, vignettes, source code, binaries) with a single instruction. Visualize the package dependencies and CRAN checks. Compare the package versions, unload and install the packages and their dependencies in a safe order. Explore CRAN archives. Use the above functions for task view maintenance. Access web search engines from the console thanks to 80+ bookmarks. All functions accept standard and non-standard evaluation.

Version: 4.9.3
Depends: R (≥ 3.4.0)
Imports: brew, latexpdf, networkD3, sig, sos, XML
Suggests: ctv, cranly, findR, foghorn, knitr, pacman, rmarkdown, xfun
Published: 2021-06-05
Author: Patrice Kiener ORCID iD [aut, cre]
Maintainer: Patrice Kiener <rpackages at>
License: GPL-2
NeedsCompilation: no
Language: en-GB
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: RWsearch results


Reference manual: RWsearch.pdf
Vignettes: V1: Introduction to RWsearch
V2: Display and download the documentation
V3: Package versions and dependencies
V4: Tools for task views
V5: Web search engines
Package source: RWsearch_4.9.3.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): RWsearch_4.9.3.tgz, r-release (x86_64): RWsearch_4.9.3.tgz, r-oldrel: RWsearch_4.9.3.tgz
Old sources: RWsearch archive


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