R.utils v2.10.1


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Various Programming Utilities

Utility functions useful when programming and developing R packages.

Functions in R.utils

Name Description
Java Static class for Java related methods
GString Character string with advanced substitutions
Non-documented objects Non-documented objects
Options The Options class
Arguments Static class to validate and process arguments
MultiVerbose A Verbose class ignoring everything
Assert The Assert class
FileProgressBar A progress bar that sets the size of a file accordingly
LComments The LComments class
NullVerbose A Verbose class ignoring everything
TextStatusBar A status bar at the R prompt that can be updated
as.character.Verbose Returns a character string version of this object
as.double.Verbose Gets a numeric value of this object
VComments The VComments class
TimeoutException TimeoutException represents timeout errors
Verbose Class to writing verbose messages to a connection or file
Java$asInt Converts an numeric to a Java integer
Java$asByte Converts a numeric to a Java byte
as.character.binmode Converts a binary/octal/hexadecimal number into a string
R.utils-package Package R.utils
ProgressBar Provides text based counting progress bar
as.list.MultiVerbose Gets a list of Verbose objects
as.character.Options Returns a character string version of this object
countLines Counts the number of lines in a text file
callHooks Call hook functions by hook name
colClasses Creates a vector of column classes used for tabular reading
cmdArgsCall Calls an R function passing command-line arguments
attachLocally.list Assigns an objects elements locally
System Static class to query information about the system
addFinalizerToLast Modifies .Last() to call 'finalizeSession()
capture.Verbose Captures output of a function
Java$asLong Converts a numeric to a Java long
createFileAtomically Creates a file atomically
Sys.readlink2 Read File Symbolic Links (also on Windows)
copyDirectory Copies a directory
Java$asShort Converts a numeric to a Java short
as.character.GString Gets the processed character string
detachPackage Detaches packages by name
captureOutput Evaluate an R expression and captures the output
compressPDF Compresses a PDF (into a new PDF)
compressFile Compressing and decompressing files
as.character.ProgressBar Gets a string description of the progress bar
cmdArgs Simple access to parsed command-line arguments
copyFile Copies a file atomically
dimNA< - Sets the dimension of an object with the option to infer one dimension automatically
commandArgs Extract command-line arguments
downloadFile.character Downloads a file
cleanup.FileProgressBar Removes the progress file for a file progress bar
displayCode Displays the contents of a text file with line numbers and more
doCall Executes a function call with option to ignore unused arguments
exit.Verbose Writes a message and unindents the following output
compile.SmartComments Preprocess a vector of code lines
convertComment.SmartComments Converts a single smart comment to R code
egsub Global substitute of expression using regular expressions
convertComment.VComments Converts a verbose comment to R code
fileAccess Checks the permission of a file or a directory
evaluate.GString Parses and evaluates a GString
eget Gets a variable by name
System$currentTimeMillis Get the current time in milliseconds
System$findGraphicsDevice Searches for a working PNG device
file.info2 Extract File Information (acknowledging symbolic file links also on Windows)
draw.density Draws a density curve
extract.array Extract a subset of an array, matrix or a vector with unknown dimensions
SmartComments Abstract class SmartComments
GString$getBuiltinHostname Gets the hostname of the system running R
as.list.Options Gets a list representation of the options
Settings Class for applicational settings
as.logical.Verbose Gets a logical value of this object
Arguments$getIndices Coerces to a integer vector and validates
GString$getBuiltinOs Gets the operating system of the running machine
dataFrame Allocates a data frame with given column classes
equals.Verbose Checks if this object is equal to another
findSourceTraceback Finds all 'srcfile' objects generated by source() in all call frames
equals.Options Checks if this object is equal to another Options object
capitalize Capitalizes/decapitalizes each character string in a vector
callHooks.function Call hook functions
evaluate.Verbose Evaluates a function and prints its results if above threshold
findFiles Finds one or several files in multiple directories
GString$getBuiltinDate Gets the current date
System$findGhostscript Searches for a Ghostview executable on the current system
gcDLLs Identifies and removes DLLs of packages already unloaded
gcat Parses, evaluates and outputs a GString
Settings$findSettings Searches for the settings file in one or several directories
GString$getBuiltinRversion Gets the current R version
hpaste Concatenating vectors into human-readable strings
GString$getBuiltinTime Gets the current time
Arguments$getRegularExpression Gets a valid regular expression pattern
getRelativePath Gets the relative pathname relative to a directory
header.Verbose Writes a header
isFile Checks if the file specification is a file
Assert$check Static method asserting that a generic condition is true
cat.Verbose Concatenates and prints objects if above threshold
getLabel.TextStatusBar Gets the current value of a label
hasOption.Options Checks if an option exists
GString$getBuiltinDatetime Gets the current date and time
getMessage.TimeoutException Gets the message of the exception
Arguments$getIntegers Coerces to a integer vector and validates
Arguments$getLogicals Coerces to a logical vector and validates
insert Insert values to a vector at certain positions
Arguments$getDoubles Coerces to a double vector and validates
hasUrlProtocol Checks if one or several pathnames has a URL protocol
Arguments$getEnvironment Gets an existing environment
filePath Construct the path to a file from components and expands Windows Shortcuts along the pathname from root to leaf
env Creates a new environment, evaluates an expression therein, and returns the environment
createWindowsShortcut Creates a Microsoft Windows Shortcut (.lnk file)
enter.Verbose Writes a message and indents the following output
createLink Creates a link to a file or a directory
installPackages Install R packages by name or URL
finalizeSession Function to call for finalizing the R session
getBarString.ProgressBar Gets the progress bar string to be displayed
Arguments$getInstanceOf Gets an instance of the object that is of a particular class
getAbsolutePath Gets the absolute pathname string
GString$getBuiltinPid Gets the process id of the current R session
lastModified Gets the time when the file was last modified
getRaw.GString Gets the unprocessed GString
getParent Gets the string of the parent specified by this pathname
flush.TextStatusBar Flushes the output
Arguments$getReadablePathname Gets a readable pathname
GString$getBuiltinRhome Gets the path where R is installed
isEof.connection Checks if the current file position for a connection is at the 'End of File'
isDone.ProgressBar Checks if progress bar is completed
Arguments$getFilename Gets and validates a filename
Arguments$getVector Validates a vector
intervalsToSeq.matrix Generates a vector of indices from a matrix of intervals
Arguments$getVerbose Coerces to Verbose object
GString$getBuiltinUsername Gets the username of the user running R
Assert$isMatrix Static method asserting that an object is a matrix
Arguments$getReadablePathnames Gets a readable pathname
intToBin Converts an integer to a binary/octal/hexadecimal number
Arguments$getNumerics Coerces to a numeric vector and validates
System$getHostname Retrieves the computer name of the current host
getOption.Options Gets an option
getLoadedPathname.Settings Gets the pathname of the settings file loaded
Assert$isVector Static method asserting that an object is a vector
System$getUsername Retrieves the name of the user running R
Arguments$getCharacters Coerces to a character vector and validates
isVisible.NullVerbose Checks if a certain verbose level will be shown or not
nbrOfOptions.Options Gets the number of options set
newline.TextStatusBar Writes a newline
getLeaves.Options Gets all (non-list) options in a flat list
Arguments$getWritablePathname Gets a writable pathname
increase.ProgressBar Increases (steps) progress bar
isPackageInstalled Checks if a package is installed or not
GString$getVariableValue Gets a variable value given a name and attributes
less.Verbose Creates a cloned instance with a higher threshold
gstring Parses and evaluates a GString into a regular string
isModified.Settings Checks if settings has been modified compared to whats on file
hsize Convert byte sizes into human-readable byte sizes
inAnyInterval.numeric Checks if a set of values are inside one or more intervals
getThreshold.Verbose Gets current verbose threshold
Assert$inheritsFrom Static method asserting that an object inherits from of a certain class
isOpen.character Checks if there is an open connection to a file
pushState.Verbose Pushes the current indentation state of the Verbose object
isOn.Verbose Checks if the output is on
newline.Verbose Writes one or several empty lines
isSingle Identifies all entries that exists exactly once
mergeIntervals.numeric Merges intervals
isUrl Checks if one or several pathnames is URLs
mapToIntervals.numeric Maps values to intervals
isZero Checks if a value is (close to) zero or not
isOn.NullVerbose Checks if the output is on
isVisible.Verbose Checks if a certain verbose level will be shown or not
loadObject Method to load object from a file or a connection
off.Verbose Turn off the output
nullfile Gets the pathname or a connection to the NULL device on the current platform
mpager A \"pager\" function that outputs to standard error
loadToEnv Method to load objects to a new environment
popMessage.TextStatusBar Adds a message above the status bar
popTemporaryFile Drops a temporary suffix from the temporary pathname
stext Writes text in the margin along the sides of a plot
splitByPattern Splits a single character string by pattern
isPackageLoaded Checks if a package is loaded or not
readTableIndex Reads a single column from file in table format
readTable Reads a file in table format
pushTemporaryFile Appends a temporary suffix to the pathname
saveAnywhere.Settings Saves settings to file
ruler.Verbose Writes a ruler
mkdirs Creates a directory including any necessary but nonexistent parent directories
toCamelCase Converts a string of words into a merged camel-cased word
names.Options Gets the full pathname of all (non-list) options
toUrl Converts a pathname into a URL
validate.SmartComments Validates the compiled lines
validate.VComments Validates the compiled lines
Java$readUTF Reads a Java (UTF-8) formatted string from a connection
mout Miscellaneous functions for outputting via message()
onGarbageCollect Registers a function to be called when the R garbage collector is (detected to be) running
more.Verbose Creates a cloned instance with a lower threshold
parse.SmartComments Parses one single smart comment
moveInSearchPath Moves a environment in the search path to another position
System$parseDebian Parses a string, file or connection for Debian formatted parameters
onSessionExit Registers a function to be called when the R session finishes
reset.SmartComments Resets a SmartComments compiler
readWindowsShellLink Reads a Microsoft Windows Shortcut (.lnk file)
printf C-style formatted output
on.Verbose Turn on the output
printf.Verbose Formats and prints object if above threshold
popBackupFile Drops a backup suffix from the backup pathname
renameFile Renames a file (or a directory) atomically/safely
patchCode Patches installed and loaded packages and more
writeDataFrame.data.frame Writes a data.frame to tabular text file
getTimestampFormat.Verbose Gets the default timestamp format
queryRCmdCheck Gets the on R CMD check if the current R session was launched by it
removeDirectory Removes a directory
Java$writeInt Writes a integer (32 bits) to a connection in Java format
readBinFragments Reads binary data from disjoint sections of a connection or a file
Java$readByte Reads a Java formatted byte (8 bits) from a connection
reset.VComments Resets a VComments compiler
pushBackupFile Appends a backup suffix to the pathname
readRdHelp Reads one or more Rd help files in a certain format
promptAndSave.Settings Prompt user to save modified settings
Java$readShort Reads a Java formatted short (16 bits) from a connection
resample Sample values from a set of elements
Java$readInt Reads a Java formatted int (32 bits) from a connection
seqToIntervals Gets all contiguous intervals of a vector of indices
reset.ProgressBar Reset progress bar
setTimestampFormat.Verbose Sets the default timestamp format
setDefaultLevel.Verbose Sets the current default verbose level
setTicks.ProgressBar Sets values for which ticks should be visible
setLabel.TextStatusBar Sets the value of a label
setMaxValue.ProgressBar Sets maximum value
setStepLength.ProgressBar Sets default step length
isReplicated Identifies all entries with replicated values
isAbsolutePath Checks if this pathname is absolute
isDirectory Checks if the file specification is a directory
Assert$isScalar Static method asserting that an object is a single value
listDirectory Gets the file names in the directory
System$openBrowser Opens an HTML document using the OS default HTML browser
loadAnywhere.Settings Loads settings from file
setValue.ProgressBar Sets current value
setLabels.TextStatusBar Sets new values of given labels
update.TextStatusBar Updates the status bar (visually)
systemR Launches another R process from within R
swapXY.density Swaps x and y coordinates of a density object
setThreshold.Verbose Sets verbose threshold
str.Verbose Prints the structure of an object if above threshold
str.Options Prints the structure of the options
update.FileProgressBar Updates file progress bar
update.ProgressBar Updates progress bar
warnings.Verbose Outputs any warnings recorded
writeBinFragments Writes binary data to disjoint sections of a connection or a file
Java$writeByte Writes a byte (8 bits) to a connection in Java format
updateLabels.TextStatusBar Sets the new values of given labels and updates the status bar
whichVector.logical Identifies TRUE elements in a logical vector
shell.exec2 Open a file or URL using Windows File Associations
timestampOn.Verbose Turns automatic timestamping on and off
setOption.Options Sets an option
subplots Creates a grid of subplots
wrap.array Reshape an array or a matrix by permuting and/or joining dimensions
writeRaw.NullVerbose All output methods
writeRaw.MultiVerbose Writes to each of the Verbose objects
withTimeout Evaluate an R expression and interrupts it if it takes too long
withCapture Evaluates an expression and captures the code and/or the output
writeRaw.Verbose Writes objects if above threshold
summary.Verbose Generates a summary of an object if above threshold
withLocale Evaluate an R expression with locale set temporarily
tmpfile Creates a temporary file with content
Java$writeShort Writes a short (16 bits) to a connection in Java format
withRepos Evaluate an R expression with repositories set temporarily
touchFile Updates the timestamp of a file
withOptions Evaluate an R expression with options set temporarily
unwrap.array Unwrap an array, matrix or a vector to an array of more dimensions
Java$writeUTF Writes a string to a connection in Java format (UTF-8)
print.GString Prints the processed GString
parse.GString Parses a GString
print.Verbose Prints objects if above threshold
reassignInPackage Re-assigns a new value to an existing object in a loaded package
setOption Sets a option in R
readWindowsShortcut Reads a Microsoft Windows Shortcut (.lnk file)
saveObject Saves an object to a file or a connection
seqToHumanReadable Gets a short human readable string representation of an vector of indices
sourceDirectory Sources files recursively to either local or global environment
setProgress.ProgressBar Sets current progress
sourceTo Parses and evaluates code from a file or a connection
tempvar Gets a unique non-existing temporary variable name
timestamp.Verbose Writes a timestamp
useRepos Sets package repositories
withSeed Evaluate an R expression with a temporarily set random set
use Attaches or loads packages
withSink Evaluate an R expression while temporarily diverting output
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License LGPL (>= 2.1)
LazyLoad TRUE
URL https://github.com/HenrikBengtsson/R.utils
BugReports https://github.com/HenrikBengtsson/R.utils/issues
NeedsCompilation no
Packaged 2020-08-25 20:49:24 UTC; hb
Repository CRAN
Date/Publication 2020-08-26 22:50:31 UTC

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