As mentioned, the
man folder contains all the necessary documentation files. It consists of R documentation files, which can be recognized by their file extension
Documenting our R code as well as possible is very important. It gives other people the chance to understand our functions and how to actually implement them into their workflow.
After creating the project, this folder contains a basic documentation file for the project in general. The R documentation files are written in the so-called
Rd-format, which is closely related to LaTeX and can be processed into various output formats including HTML or plain text.
We have two ways to create an