R.utils v1.5.8


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Various programming utilities

This package provides utility classes and methods useful when programming in R and developing R packages.

Functions in R.utils

Name Description
Settings Class for applicational settings
System Static class to query information about the system
MultiVerbose A Verbose class ignoring everything
currentTimeMillis.System Get the current time in milliseconds
asByte.Java Converts a numeric to a Java byte
LComments The LComments class
callHooks Call hook functions by hook name
detachPackage Detaches a packages by name
GString Character string with advanced substitutions
as.character.GString Gets the processed character string
SmartComments Abstract class SmartComments
as.list.Options Gets a list representation of the options
Java Static class for Java related methods
colClasses Creates a vector of column classes used for tabular reading
getVerbose.Arguments Coerces to Verbose object
TextStatusBar A status bar at the R prompt that can be updated
devGetLabel Gets the label of a device
gzip Gzip/Gunzip a file
findSettings.Settings Searches for the settings file in one or several directories
as.character.Options Returns a character string version of this object
as.character.Verbose Returns a character string version of this object
getReadablePathnames.Arguments Gets a readable pathname
hasOption.Options Checks if an option exists
filePath Construct the path to a file from components and expands Windows Shortcuts along the pathname from root to leaf
asInt.Java Converts an numeric to a Java integer
Assert The Assert class
exit.Verbose Writes a message and unindents the following output
bunzip2 Bunzip a file
getBuiltinDate.GString Gets the current date
asShort.Java Converts a numeric to a Java short
arrayIndex Converts vector indices to array indices
getIndices.Arguments Coerces to a integer vector and validates
downloadFile.character Downloads a file
commandArgs Extract Command Line Arguments
ProgressBar Provides text based counting progress bar
devOff Closes a device
setOption.Options Sets an option
devSetLabel Sets the label of a device
convertComment.SmartComments Converts a single smart comment to R code
createWindowsShortcut Creates a Microsoft Windows Shortcut (.lnk file)
setValue.ProgressBar Sets current value
countLines Counts the number of lines in a text file
Non-documented objects Non-documented objects
ruler.Verbose Writes a ruler
getAbsolutePath Gets the absolute pathname string
finalizeSession Function to call for finalizing the R session
compile.SmartComments Preprocess a vector of code lines
as.double.Verbose Gets a numeric value of this object
capitalize Capitalizes/decapitalizes each character string in a vector
isVisible.NullVerbose Checks if a certain verbose level will be shown or not
inAnyInterval.numeric Checks if a set of values are inside one or more intervals
capture.Verbose Captures output of a function
getRaw.GString Gets the unprocessed GString
getReadablePathname.Arguments Gets a readable pathname
timestamp.Verbose Writes a timestamp
isEof.connection Checks if the current file position for a connection is at the 'End of File'
getHostname.System Retrieves the computer name of the current host
createLink Creates a link to a file or a directory
getBuiltinOs.GString Gets the operating system of the running machine
convertComment.VComments Converts a verbose comment to R code
getLabel.TextStatusBar Gets the current value of a label
getBuiltinUsername.GString Gets the username of the user running R
Verbose Class to writing verbose messages to a connection or file
getRegularExpression.Arguments Gets a valid regular expression pattern
devSet Activates a device
devNew Opens a new device
getBuiltinHostname.GString Gets the hostname of the system running R
as.character.ProgressBar Gets a string description of the progress bar
copyDirectory Copies a directory
names.Options Gets the full pathname of all (non-list) options
newline.Verbose Writes one or several empty lines
equals.Options Checks if this object is equal to another Options object
equals.Verbose Checks if this object is equal to another
getBuiltinRversion.GString Gets the current R version
readBinFragments Reads binary data from disjoint sections of a connection or a file
findGhostscript.System Searches for the ghostview binary on the current system
getInstanceOf.Arguments Gets an instance of the object that is of a particular class
update.ProgressBar Updates progress bar
reset.ProgressBar Reset progress bar
sourceTo Parses and evaluates code from a file or a connection
isOpen.character Checks if there is an open connection to a file
readShort.Java Reads a Java formatted short (16 bits) from a connection
png2 A PNG device for Bitmap Files via GhostScript
parseDebian.System Parses a string, file or connection for Debian formatted parameters
flush.TextStatusBar Flushes the output
getLoadedPathname.Settings Gets the pathname of the settings file loaded
printf C-style formatted output
warnings.Verbose Outputs any warnings recorded
isOn.NullVerbose Checks if the output is on
hasUrlProtocol Checks if one or several pathnames has a URL protocol
getVector.Arguments Validates a vector
isAbsolutePath Checks if this pathname is absolute
loadToEnv Method to load objects to a new environment
getBarString.ProgressBar Gets the progress bar string to be displayed
off.Verbose Turn off the output
setProgress.ProgressBar Sets current progress
intToBin Converts an integer to a binary/octal/hexadecimal number
getBuiltinPid.GString Gets the process id of the current R session
writeRaw.Verbose Writes objects if above threshold
getLogicals.Arguments Coerces to a logical vector and validates
unwrap.array Unwrap an array, matrix or a vector to an array of more dimensions
getWritablePathname.Arguments Gets a writable pathname
getDoubles.Arguments Coerces to a double vector and validates
splitByPattern Splits a single character string by pattern
mapToIntervals.numeric Maps values to intervals
readWindowsShortcut Reads a Microsoft Windows Shortcut (.lnk file)
insert Insert values to a vector at certain positions
summary.Verbose Generates a summary of an object if above threshold
str.Verbose Prints the structure of an object if above threshold
isFile Checks if the file specification is a file
more.Verbose Creates a cloned instance with a lower threshold
Options The Options class
print.Verbose Prints objects if above threshold
setTicks.ProgressBar Sets values for which ticks should be visible
getOption.Options Gets an option
less.Verbose Creates a cloned instance with a higher threshold
writeRaw.MultiVerbose Writes to each of the Verbose objects
getVariableValue.GString Gets a variable value given a name and attributes
readByte.Java Reads a Java formatted byte (8 bits) from a connection
removeDirectory Removes a directory
seqToHumanReadable Gets a short human readable string representation of an vector of indices
VComments The VComments class
wrap.array Reshape an array or a matrix by permuting and/or joining dimensions
findSourceTraceback Finds all 'srcfile' objects generated by source() in all call frames
setDefaultLevel.Verbose Sets the current default verbose level
getNumerics.Arguments Coerces to a numeric vector and validates
displayCode Displays the contents of a text file with line numbers and more
callHooks.function Call hook functions
intervalsToSeq.matrix Generates a vector of indices from a matrix of intervals
sourceDirectory Sources files recursively to either local or global environment
attachLocally.list Assigns an objects elements locally
getBuiltinDatetime.GString Gets the current date and time
isDone.ProgressBar Checks if progress bar is completed
listDirectory Gets the file names in the directory
check.Assert Static method asserting that a generic condition is true
isScalar.Assert Static method asserting thatan object is a single value
saveAnywhere.Settings Saves settings to file
jpeg2 A JPEG device for Bitmap Files via GhostScript
update.FileProgressBar Updates file progress bar
isDirectory Checks if the file specification is a directory
moveInSearchPath Moves a environment in the search path to another position
validate.VComments Validates the compiled lines
readUTF.Java Reads a Java (UTF-8) formatted string from a connection
devIsOpen Checks if a device is open or not
whichVector.logical Identifies TRUE elements in a logical vector
isZero Checks if a value is (close to) zero or not
mkdirs Creates a directory including any necessary but nonexistent parent directories
newline.TextStatusBar Writes a newline
writeRaw.NullVerbose All output methods
nbrOfOptions.Options Gets the number of options set
validate.SmartComments Validates the compiled lines
str.Options Prints the structure of the options
updateLabels.TextStatusBar Sets the new values of given labels and updates the status bar
setThreshold.Verbose Sets verbose threshold
subplots Creates a grid of subplots
readRdHelp Reads one or more Rd help files in a certain format
writeInt.Java Writes a integer (32 bits) to a connection in Java format
evaluate.Verbose Evaluates a function and prints its results if above threshold
copyFile Copies a file safely
writeByte.Java Writes a byte (8 bits) to a connection in Java format
setStepLength.ProgressBar Sets default step length
writeUTF.Java Writes a string to a connection in Java format (UTF-8)
seqToIntervals Gets all contigous intervals of a vector of indices
openBrowser.System Opens an HTML document using the OS default HTML browser
writeBinFragments Writes binary data to disjoint sections of a connection or a file
eps EPS graphics device
lapply.MultiVerbose Applies a function to each of the Verbose objects
getIntegers.Arguments Coerces to a integer vector and validates
fileAccess Checks the permission of a file or a directory
on.Verbose Turn on the output
onGarbageCollect Registers a function to be called when the R garbage collector is (detected to be) running
reset.SmartComments Resets a SmartComments compiler
popMessage.TextStatusBar Adds a message above the status bar
dimNA< - Sets the dimension of an object with the option to infer one dimension autmatically
getTimestampFormat.Verbose Gets the default timestamp format
patchCode Patches installed and loaded packages and more
timestampOn.Verbose Turns automatic timestamping on and off
parse.GString Parses a GString
printf.Verbose Formats and prints object if above threshold
resample Sample values from a set of elements
resetWarnings Resets recorded warnings
setLabel.TextStatusBar Sets the value of a label
readInt.Java Reads a Java formatted int (32 bits) from a connection
setLabels.TextStatusBar Sets new values of given labels
setTimestampFormat.Verbose Sets the default timestamp format
NullVerbose A Verbose class ignoring everything
reassignInPackage Re-assigns a new value to an existing object in a loaded package
stext Writes text in the margin along the sides of a plot
update.TextStatusBar Updates the status bar (visually)
isOn.Verbose Checks if the output is on
relibrary Reloads a package
R.utils-package Package R.utils
cat.Verbose Concatenates and prints objects if above threshold
getBuiltinTime.GString Gets the current time
devList Lists the indices of the open devices named by their labels
toCamelCase Converts a string of words into a merged camel-cased word
getThreshold.Verbose Gets current verbose threshold
extract.array Extract a subset of an array, matrix or a vector with unknown dimensions
loadObject Method to load object from a file or a connection
isVisible.Verbose Checks if a certain verbose level will be shown or not
getCharacters.Arguments Coerces to a character vector and validates
getRelativePath Gets the relative pathname relative to a directory
loadAnywhere.Settings Loads settings from file
increase.ProgressBar Increases (steps) progress bar
isPackageInstalled Checks if a package is installed or not
promptAndSave.Settings Prompt user to save modified settings
writeShort.Java Writes a short (16 bits) to a connection in Java format
onSessionExit Registers a function to be called when the R session finishes
toUrl Converts a pathname into a URL
readTableIndex Reads a single column from file in table format
lastModified Gets the time when the file was last modified
remove.FileProgressBar Removes the progress file for a file progress bar
reset.VComments Resets a VComments compiler
pushState.Verbose Pushes the current indentation state of the Verbose object
getBuiltinRhome.GString Gets the path where R is installed
FileProgressBar A progress bar that sets the size of a file accordingly
addFinalizerToLast Modifies .Last() to call 'finalizeSession()
devDone Closes an on-screen (interactive) device
dataFrame Allocates a data frame with given column classes
getUsername.System Retrieves the name of the user running R
isMatrix.Assert Static method asserting thatan object is a matrix
isModified.Settings Checks if settings has been modified compared to whats on file
mergeIntervals.numeric Merges intervals
touchFile Updates the timestamp of a file
readTable Reads a file in table format
getLeaves.Options Gets all (non-list) options in a flat list
as.character.binmode Converts a binary/octal/hexadecimal number into a string
asLong.Java Converts a numeric to a Java long
enter.Verbose Writes a message and indents the following output
doCall Executes a function call with option to ignore unused arguments
isUrl Checks if one or several pathnames is URLs
findGraphicsDevice.System Searches for a working PNG device
parse.SmartComments Parses one single smart comment
print.GString Prints the processed GString
saveObject Saves an object to a file or a connection
isVector.Assert Static method asserting thatan object is a vector
Arguments Static class to validate and process arguments
as.logical.Verbose Gets a logical value of this object
getEnvironment.Arguments Gets an existing environment
getParent Gets the string of the parent specified by this pathname
inherits.Assert Static method asserting that an object inherits from of a certain class
header.Verbose Writes a header
isPackageLoaded Checks if a package is loaded or not
setMaxValue.ProgressBar Sets maximum value
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Date 2010-11-21
License LGPL (>= 2.1)
URL http://www.braju.com/R/
LazyLoad TRUE
Repository CRAN
Repository/R-Forge/Project r-dots
Repository/R-Forge/Revision 429
Date/Publication 2010-11-24 07:49:30
Packaged 2010-11-22 21:40:00 UTC; rforge

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