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Various Programming Utilities

Utility functions useful when programming and developing R packages.

Functions in R.utils

Name Description
as.character.Verbose Returns a character string version of this object
captureOutput Evaluate an R expression and captures the output
callHooks.function Call hook functions
copyDirectory Copies a directory
cat.Verbose Concatenates and prints objects if above threshold
Arguments$getDoubles Coerces to a double vector and validates
Arguments Static class to validate and process arguments
Arguments$getVerbose Coerces to Verbose object
createLink Creates a link to a file or a directory
capture.Verbose Captures output of a function
VComments The VComments class
arrayIndex Converts vector indices to array indices
Java$asLong Converts a numeric to a Java long
Settings Class for applicational settings
copyFile Copies a file atomically
System$currentTimeMillis Get the current time in milliseconds
draw.density Draws a density curve
isAbsolutePath Checks if this pathname is absolute
doCall Executes a function call with option to ignore unused arguments
gcat Parses, evaluates and outputs a GString
Non-documented objects Non-documented objects
Java$asShort Converts a numeric to a Java short
as.character.binmode Converts a binary/octal/hexadecimal number into a string
dimNA< - Sets the dimension of an object with the option to infer one dimension autmatically
addFinalizerToLast Modifies .Last() to call 'finalizeSession()
enter.Verbose Writes a message and indents the following output
compressPDF Compresses a PDF (into a new PDF)
Verbose Class to writing verbose messages to a connection or file
compressFile Compressing and decompressing files
GString$getBuiltinUsername Gets the username of the user running R
Java$asInt Converts an numeric to a Java integer
findFiles Finds one or several files in multiple directories
less.Verbose Creates a cloned instance with a higher threshold
createFileAtomically Creates a file atomically
callHooks Call hook functions by hook name
GString$getBuiltinTime Gets the current time
flush.TextStatusBar Flushes the output
mergeIntervals.numeric Merges intervals
Settings$findSettings Searches for the settings file in one or several directories
setLabels.TextStatusBar Sets new values of given labels
Assert$isScalar Static method asserting thatan object is a single value
getThreshold.Verbose Gets current verbose threshold
isOn.NullVerbose Checks if the output is on
Arguments$getEnvironment Gets an existing environment
GString$getBuiltinRversion Gets the current R version
as.character.GString Gets the processed character string
exit.Verbose Writes a message and unindents the following output
fileAccess Checks the permission of a file or a directory
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
pushBackupFile Appends a backup suffix to the pathname
Arguments$getReadablePathnames Gets a readable pathname
isEof.connection Checks if the current file position for a connection is at the 'End of File'
tempvar Gets a unique non-existing temporary variable name
Assert$inherits Static method asserting that an object inherits from of a certain class
getOption.Options Gets an option
withSink Evaluate an R expression while temporarily diverting output
as.list.MultiVerbose Gets a list of Verbose objects
pushState.Verbose Pushes the current indentation state of the Verbose object
getAbsolutePath Gets the absolute pathname string
colClasses Creates a vector of column classes used for tabular reading
isDirectory Checks if the file specification is a directory
hasUrlProtocol Checks if one or several pathnames has a URL protocol
Arguments$getWritablePathname Gets a writable pathname
Arguments$getIndices Coerces to a integer vector and validates
print.GString Prints the processed GString
mkdirs Creates a directory including any necessary but nonexistent parent directories
lastModified Gets the time when the file was last modified
Java$readByte Reads a Java formatted byte (8 bits) from a connection
filePath Construct the path to a file from components and expands Windows Shortcuts along the pathname from root to leaf
seqToHumanReadable Gets a short human readable string representation of an vector of indices
System$findGraphicsDevice Searches for a working PNG device
setThreshold.Verbose Sets verbose threshold
System$getUsername Retrieves the name of the user running R
mpager A "pager" function that outputs to standard error
isDone.ProgressBar Checks if progress bar is completed
Assert$isMatrix Static method asserting thatan object is a matrix
displayCode Displays the contents of a text file with line numbers and more
getMessage.TimeoutException Gets the message of the exception
sourceDirectory Sources files recursively to either local or global environment
print.Verbose Prints objects if above threshold
saveObject Saves an object to a file or a connection
use Attaches or loads packages
insert Insert values to a vector at certain positions
isModified.Settings Checks if settings has been modified compared to whats on file
installPackages Install R packages by name or URL
parse.GString Parses a GString
getParent Gets the string of the parent specified by this pathname
onSessionExit Registers a function to be called when the R session finishes
popMessage.TextStatusBar Adds a message above the status bar
inAnyInterval.numeric Checks if a set of values are inside one or more intervals
hpaste Concatenating vectors into human-readable strings
summary.Verbose Generates a summary of an object if above threshold
seqToIntervals Gets all contigous intervals of a vector of indices
PERCENT< -PERCENT Assignment operator for delayed assignments ('lazy future')
subplots Creates a grid of subplots
intToBin Converts an integer to a binary/octal/hexadecimal number
detachPackage Detaches packages by name
Assert The Assert class
isOn.Verbose Checks if the output is on
System Static class to query information about the system
str.Options Prints the structure of the options
finalizeSession Function to call for finalizing the R session
promptAndSave.Settings Prompt user to save modified settings
TimeoutException TimeoutException represents timeout errors
LComments The LComments class
evaluate.Verbose Evaluates a function and prints its results if above threshold
on.Verbose Turn on the output
sourceTo Parses and evaluates code from a file or a connection
timestamp.Verbose Writes a timestamp
update.ProgressBar Updates progress bar
writeDataFrame.data.frame Writes a data.frame to tabular text file
Arguments$getReadablePathname Gets a readable pathname
countLines Counts the number of lines in a text file
str.Verbose Prints the structure of an object if above threshold
Java$readUTF Reads a Java (UTF-8) formatted string from a connection
isReplicated Identifies all entries with replicated values
pushTemporaryFile Appends a temporary suffix to the pathname
evaluate.GString Parses and evaluates a GString
Arguments$getFilename Gets and validates a filename
Java$writeByte Writes a byte (8 bits) to a connection in Java format
as.logical.Verbose Gets a logical value of this object
GString$getBuiltinOs Gets the operating system of the running machine
newline.Verbose Writes one or several empty lines
readWindowsShortcut Reads a Microsoft Windows Shortcut (.lnk file)
touchFile Updates the timestamp of a file
header.Verbose Writes a header
unwrap.array Unwrap an array, matrix or a vector to an array of more dimensions
MultiVerbose A Verbose class ignoring everything
loadToEnv Method to load objects to a new environment
Assert$isVector Static method asserting thatan object is a vector
getLabel.TextStatusBar Gets the current value of a label
withCapture Evaluates an expression and captures the code and/or the output
as.character.Options Returns a character string version of this object
env Creates a new environment, evaluates an expression therein, and returns the environment
reassignInPackage Re-assigns a new value to an existing object in a loaded package
withOptions Evaluate an R expression with options set temporarily
Java$writeInt Writes a integer (32 bits) to a connection in Java format
setTimestampFormat.Verbose Sets the default timestamp format
as.double.Verbose Gets a numeric value of this object
convertComment.VComments Converts a verbose comment to R code
isSingle Identifies all entries that exists exactly ones
Arguments$getRegularExpression Gets a valid regular expression pattern
parse.SmartComments Parses one single smart comment
timestampOn.Verbose Turns automatic timestamping on and off
FileProgressBar A progress bar that sets the size of a file accordingly
getRaw.GString Gets the unprocessed GString
Java$asByte Converts a numeric to a Java byte
writeRaw.Verbose Writes objects if above threshold
Java$writeUTF Writes a string to a connection in Java format (UTF-8)
Arguments$getVector Validates a vector
isVisible.NullVerbose Checks if a certain verbose level will be shown or not
isZero Checks if a value is (close to) zero or not
GString$getBuiltinRhome Gets the path where R is installed
toUrl Converts a pathname into a URL
capitalize Capitalizes/decapitalizes each character string in a vector
mapToIntervals.numeric Maps values to intervals
setValue.ProgressBar Sets current value
isFile Checks if the file specification is a file
printf C-style formatted output
GString Character string with advanced substitutions
readTableIndex Reads a single column from file in table format
Arguments$getNumerics Coerces to a numeric vector and validates
resetWarnings Resets recorded warnings
onGarbageCollect Registers a function to be called when the R garbage collector is (detected to be) running
getRelativePath Gets the relative pathname relative to a directory
isOpen.character Checks if there is an open connection to a file
Java Static class for Java related methods
cmdArgs Simple access to parsed command-line arguments
System$getHostname Retrieves the computer name of the current host
queryRCmdCheck Gets the on R CMD check if the current R session was launched by it
loadAnywhere.Settings Loads settings from file
System$parseDebian Parses a string, file or connection for Debian formatted parameters
System$findGhostscript Searches for a Ghostview executable on the current system
equals.Verbose Checks if this object is equal to another
mout Miscellaneous functions for outputting via message()
ProgressBar Provides text based counting progress bar
GString$getBuiltinPid Gets the process id of the current R session
moveInSearchPath Moves a environment in the search path to another position
more.Verbose Creates a cloned instance with a lower threshold
Sys.readlink2 Read File Symbolic Links (also on Windows)
getLeaves.Options Gets all (non-list) options in a flat list
setDefaultLevel.Verbose Sets the current default verbose level
getTimestampFormat.Verbose Gets the default timestamp format
patchCode Patches installed and loaded packages and more
equals.Options Checks if this object is equal to another Options object
GString$getBuiltinHostname Gets the hostname of the system running R
SmartComments Abstract class SmartComments
cleanup.FileProgressBar Removes the progress file for a file progress bar
writeRaw.NullVerbose All output methods
intervalsToSeq.matrix Generates a vector of indices from a matrix of intervals
setLabel.TextStatusBar Sets the value of a label
updateLabels.TextStatusBar Sets the new values of given labels and updates the status bar
readBinFragments Reads binary data from disjoint sections of a connection or a file
setProgress.ProgressBar Sets current progress
as.list.Options Gets a list representation of the options
nbrOfOptions.Options Gets the number of options set
newline.TextStatusBar Writes a newline
GString$getBuiltinDate Gets the current date
popBackupFile Drops a backup suffix from the backup pathname
Java$writeShort Writes a short (16 bits) to a connection in Java format
saveAnywhere.Settings Saves settings to file
update.TextStatusBar Updates the status bar (visually)
attachLocally.list Assigns an objects elements locally
setOption.Options Sets an option
createWindowsShortcut Creates a Microsoft Windows Shortcut (.lnk file)
getBarString.ProgressBar Gets the progress bar string to be displayed
resample Sample values from a set of elements
setOption Sets a option in R
Options The Options class
NullVerbose A Verbose class ignoring everything
TextStatusBar A status bar at the R prompt that can be updated
withLocale Evaluate an R expression with locale set temporarily
as.character.ProgressBar Gets a string description of the progress bar
splitByPattern Splits a single character string by pattern
isVisible.Verbose Checks if a certain verbose level will be shown or not
stext Writes text in the margin along the sides of a plot
convertComment.SmartComments Converts a single smart comment to R code
commandArgs Extract command-line arguments
findSourceTraceback Finds all 'srcfile' objects generated by source() in all call frames
egsub Global substitute of expression using regular expressions
setStepLength.ProgressBar Sets default step length
off.Verbose Turn off the output
systemR Launches another R process from within R
dataFrame Allocates a data frame with given column classes
reset.ProgressBar Reset progress bar
getLoadedPathname.Settings Gets the pathname of the settings file loaded
Assert$check Static method asserting that a generic condition is true
Arguments$getLogicals Coerces to a logical vector and validates
cmdArgsCall Calls an R function passing command-line arguments
update.FileProgressBar Updates file progress bar
printf.Verbose Formats and prints object if above threshold
popTemporaryFile Drops a temporary suffix from the temporary pathname
downloadFile.character Downloads a file
R.utils-package Package R.utils
renameFile Renames a file (or a directory) atomically/safely
hasOption.Options Checks if an option exists
setTicks.ProgressBar Sets values for which ticks should be visible
compile.SmartComments Preprocess a vector of code lines
Arguments$getCharacters Coerces to a character vector and validates
reset.VComments Resets a VComments compiler
withRepos Evaluate an R expression with repositories set temporarily
writeBinFragments Writes binary data to disjoint sections of a connection or a file
GString$getVariableValue Gets a variable value given a name and attributes
Arguments$getIntegers Coerces to a integer vector and validates
removeDirectory Removes a directory
eget Gets a variable by name
listDirectory Gets the file names in the directory
increase.ProgressBar Increases (steps) progress bar
Java$readInt Reads a Java formatted int (32 bits) from a connection
Java$readShort Reads a Java formatted short (16 bits) from a connection
GString$getBuiltinDatetime Gets the current date and time
Arguments$getInstanceOf Gets an instance of the object that is of a particular class
withTimeout Evaluate an R expression and interrupts it if it takes too long
names.Options Gets the full pathname of all (non-list) options
setMaxValue.ProgressBar Sets maximum value
System$openBrowser Opens an HTML document using the OS default HTML browser
warnings.Verbose Outputs any warnings recorded
readTable Reads a file in table format
isPackageLoaded Checks if a package is loaded or not
ruler.Verbose Writes a ruler
readRdHelp Reads one or more Rd help files in a certain format
isPackageInstalled Checks if a package is installed or not
writeRaw.MultiVerbose Writes to each of the Verbose objects
validate.VComments Validates the compiled lines
reset.SmartComments Resets a SmartComments compiler
swapXY.density Swaps x and y coordinates of a density object
whichVector.logical Identifies TRUE elements in a logical vector
file.info2 Extract File Information (acknowledging symbolic file links also on Windows)
wrap.array Reshape an array or a matrix by permuting and/or joining dimensions
toCamelCase Converts a string of words into a merged camel-cased word
readWindowsShellLink Reads a Microsoft Windows Shortcut (.lnk file)
withSeed Evaluate an R expression with a temporarily set random set
validate.SmartComments Validates the compiled lines
useRepos Sets package repositories
isUrl Checks if one or several pathnames is URLs
shell.exec2 Open a file or URL using Windows File Associations
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Date 2015-12-09
License LGPL (>= 2.1)
LazyLoad TRUE
URL https://github.com/HenrikBengtsson/R.utils
BugReports https://github.com/HenrikBengtsson/R.utils/issues
NeedsCompilation no
Packaged 2015-12-09 22:41:20 UTC; hb
Repository CRAN
Date/Publication 2015-12-11 13:30:47

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