R Help tooltips

March 24, 2013

(This article was first published on R Enthusiasts, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

I created a simple jquery plugin to display some information when hovering links to r documentation files hosted at help.r-enthusiasts.com

Below is a snapshot from highlight.r-enthusiasts.com that uses the tooltips:

See also a live example here: data.frame

Using this feature is simple. You just need to include jquery and my plugin like this:

 rel='stylesheet' href='//highlight.r-enthusiasts.com/css/highlight.css'>

And that’s it, all links similar to


will get a nice tooltip showing extra information.

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