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Various Programming Utilities

Utility functions useful when programming and developing R packages.

Functions in R.utils

Name Description
as.character.binmode Converts a binary/octal/hexadecimal number into a string
as.character.Verbose Returns a character string version of this object
as.character.ProgressBar Gets a string description of the progress bar
Arguments Static class to validate and process arguments
addFinalizerToLast Modifies .Last() to call 'finalizeSession()
as.list.MultiVerbose Gets a list of Verbose objects
arrayIndex Converts vector indices to array indices
as.double.Verbose Gets a numeric value of this object
as.character.GString Gets the processed character string
as.character.Options Returns a character string version of this object
callHooks.function Call hook functions
Java$asLong Converts a numeric to a Java long
attachLocally.list Assigns an objects elements locally
Java$asShort Converts a numeric to a Java short
as.list.Options Gets a list representation of the options
Java$asInt Converts an numeric to a Java integer
Java$asByte Converts a numeric to a Java byte
Assert The Assert class
callHooks Call hook functions by hook name
as.logical.Verbose Gets a logical value of this object
capitalize Capitalizes/decapitalizes each character string in a vector
cleanup.FileProgressBar Removes the progress file for a file progress bar
capture.Verbose Captures output of a function
captureOutput Evaluate an R expression and captures the output
colClasses Creates a vector of column classes used for tabular reading
cat.Verbose Concatenates and prints objects if above threshold
cmdArgsCall Calls an R function passing command-line arguments
commandArgs Extract command-line arguments
cmdArgs Simple access to parsed command-line arguments
Assert$check Static method asserting that a generic condition is true
countLines Counts the number of lines in a text file
compile.SmartComments Preprocess a vector of code lines
compressPDF Compresses a PDF (into a new PDF)
createLink Creates a link to a file or a directory
compressFile Compressing and decompressing files
convertComment.SmartComments Converts a single smart comment to R code
createFileAtomically Creates a file atomically
copyFile Copies a file atomically
convertComment.VComments Converts a verbose comment to R code
copyDirectory Copies a directory
createWindowsShortcut Creates a Microsoft Windows Shortcut (.lnk file)
draw.density Draws a density curve
System$currentTimeMillis Get the current time in milliseconds
dimNA< - Sets the dimension of an object with the option to infer one dimension autmatically
eget Gets a variable by name
dataFrame Allocates a data frame with given column classes
displayCode Displays the contents of a text file with line numbers and more
doCall Executes a function call with option to ignore unused arguments
detachPackage Detaches packages by name
downloadFile.character Downloads a file
egsub Global substitute of expression using regular expressions
enter.Verbose Writes a message and indents the following output
exit.Verbose Writes a message and unindents the following output
evaluate.Verbose Evaluates a function and prints its results if above threshold
gcat Parses, evaluates and outputs a GString
System$findGraphicsDevice Searches for a working PNG device
Settings$findSettings Searches for the settings file in one or several directories
gcDLLs Identifies and removes DLLs of packages already unloaded
Arguments$getDoubles Coerces to a double vector and validates
Arguments$getEnvironment Gets an existing environment
Arguments$getLogicals Coerces to a logical vector and validates
env Creates a new environment, evaluates an expression therein, and returns the environment
getMessage.TimeoutException Gets the message of the exception
equals.Options Checks if this object is equal to another Options object
getParent Gets the string of the parent specified by this pathname
getBarString.ProgressBar Gets the progress bar string to be displayed
getAbsolutePath Gets the absolute pathname string
getRaw.GString Gets the unprocessed GString
getThreshold.Verbose Gets current verbose threshold
getTimestampFormat.Verbose Gets the default timestamp format
hpaste Concatenating vectors into human-readable strings
findFiles Finds one or several files in multiple directories
hsize Convert byte sizes into human-readable byte sizes
System$findGhostscript Searches for a Ghostview executable on the current system
GString$getBuiltinPid Gets the process id of the current R session
GString$getBuiltinRhome Gets the path where R is installed
Arguments$getIndices Coerces to a integer vector and validates
getLeaves.Options Gets all (non-list) options in a flat list
Arguments$getInstanceOf Gets an instance of the object that is of a particular class
getLoadedPathname.Settings Gets the pathname of the settings file loaded
hasUrlProtocol Checks if one or several pathnames has a URL protocol
header.Verbose Writes a header
isDirectory Checks if the file specification is a directory
Assert$isScalar Static method asserting thatan object is a single value
isDone.ProgressBar Checks if progress bar is completed
isSingle Identifies all entries that exists exactly ones
isVisible.Verbose Checks if a certain verbose level will be shown or not
isVisible.NullVerbose Checks if a certain verbose level will be shown or not
nullfile Gets the pathname of the NULL device on the current platform
NullVerbose A Verbose class ignoring everything
System$openBrowser Opens an HTML document using the OS default HTML browser
Options The Options class
filePath Construct the path to a file from components and expands Windows Shortcuts along the pathname from root to leaf
fileAccess Checks the permission of a file or a directory
GString$getBuiltinRversion Gets the current R version
GString$getBuiltinDatetime Gets the current date and time
GString$getBuiltinDate Gets the current date
Arguments$getReadablePathname Gets a readable pathname
GString$getBuiltinTime Gets the current time
Arguments$getReadablePathnames Gets a readable pathname
gstring Character string with advanced substitutions
hasOption.Options Checks if an option exists
isPackageLoaded Checks if a package is loaded or not
installPackages Install R packages by name or URL
isReplicated Identifies all entries with replicated values
intervalsToSeq.matrix Generates a vector of indices from a matrix of intervals
mout Miscellaneous functions for outputting via message()
more.Verbose Creates a cloned instance with a lower threshold
newline.Verbose Writes one or several empty lines
Non-documented objects Non-documented objects
popMessage.TextStatusBar Adds a message above the status bar
popTemporaryFile Drops a temporary suffix from the temporary pathname
Java$readShort Reads a Java formatted short (16 bits) from a connection
readRdHelp Reads one or more Rd help files in a certain format
resetWarnings Resets recorded warnings
renameFile Renames a file (or a directory) atomically/safely
removeDirectory Removes a directory
setTimestampFormat.Verbose Sets the default timestamp format
ruler.Verbose Writes a ruler
Settings Class for applicational settings
sourceTo Parses and evaluates code from a file or a connection
splitByPattern Splits a single character string by pattern
Assert$inherits Static method asserting that an object inherits from of a certain class
isUrl Checks if one or several pathnames is URLs
insert Insert values to a vector at certain positions
loadToEnv Method to load objects to a new environment
Assert$isVector Static method asserting thatan object is a vector
off.Verbose Turn off the output
mapToIntervals.numeric Maps values to intervals
on.Verbose Turn on the output
PERCENT< -PERCENT Assignment operator for delayed assignments ('lazy future')
Sys.readlink2 Read File Symbolic Links (also on Windows)
popBackupFile Drops a backup suffix from the backup pathname
update.FileProgressBar Updates file progress bar
unwrap.array Unwrap an array, matrix or a vector to an array of more dimensions
System Static class to query information about the system
withRepos Evaluate an R expression with repositories set temporarily
equals.Verbose Checks if this object is equal to another
withSeed Evaluate an R expression with a temporarily set random set
evaluate.GString Parses and evaluates a GString
FileProgressBar A progress bar that sets the size of a file accordingly
Arguments$getIntegers Coerces to a integer vector and validates
GString$getBuiltinUsername Gets the username of the user running R
finalizeSession Function to call for finalizing the R session
Arguments$getVector Validates a vector
getLabel.TextStatusBar Gets the current value of a label
Arguments$getCharacters Coerces to a character vector and validates
readWindowsShortcut Reads a Microsoft Windows Shortcut (.lnk file)
Arguments$getVerbose Coerces to Verbose object
reassignInPackage Re-assigns a new value to an existing object in a loaded package
seqToHumanReadable Gets a short human readable string representation of an vector of indices
sourceDirectory Sources files recursively to either local or global environment
SmartComments Abstract class SmartComments
seqToIntervals Gets all contigous intervals of a vector of indices
setTicks.ProgressBar Sets values for which ticks should be visible
setThreshold.Verbose Sets verbose threshold
use Attaches or loads packages
updateLabels.TextStatusBar Sets the new values of given labels and updates the status bar
pushState.Verbose Pushes the current indentation state of the Verbose object
pushBackupFile Appends a backup suffix to the pathname
R.utils-package Package R.utils
readBinFragments Reads binary data from disjoint sections of a connection or a file
str.Verbose Prints the structure of an object if above threshold
setOption.Options Sets an option
setOption Sets a option in R
subplots Creates a grid of subplots
TextStatusBar A status bar at the R prompt that can be updated
TimeoutException TimeoutException represents timeout errors
Verbose Class to writing verbose messages to a connection or file
warnings.Verbose Outputs any warnings recorded
Java$writeByte Writes a byte (8 bits) to a connection in Java format
getRelativePath Gets the relative pathname relative to a directory
Arguments$getRegularExpression Gets a valid regular expression pattern
writeDataFrame.data.frame Writes a data.frame to tabular text file
Arguments$getWritablePathname Gets a writable pathname
intToBin Converts an integer to a binary/octal/hexadecimal number
isOpen.character Checks if there is an open connection to a file
isAbsolutePath Checks if this pathname is absolute
isPackageInstalled Checks if a package is installed or not
lastModified Gets the time when the file was last modified
Assert$isMatrix Static method asserting thatan object is a matrix
isFile Checks if the file specification is a file
isEof.connection Checks if the current file position for a connection is at the 'End of File'
Java Static class for Java related methods
isZero Checks if a value is (close to) zero or not
isModified.Settings Checks if settings has been modified compared to whats on file
mpager A \"pager\" function that outputs to standard error
moveInSearchPath Moves a environment in the search path to another position
onGarbageCollect Registers a function to be called when the R garbage collector is (detected to be) running
LComments The LComments class
loadObject Method to load object from a file or a connection
loadAnywhere.Settings Loads settings from file
MultiVerbose A Verbose class ignoring everything
System$parseDebian Parses a string, file or connection for Debian formatted parameters
names.Options Gets the full pathname of all (non-list) options
printf C-style formatted output
printf.Verbose Formats and prints object if above threshold
patchCode Patches installed and loaded packages and more
Java$readByte Reads a Java formatted byte (8 bits) from a connection
Java$readInt Reads a Java formatted int (32 bits) from a connection
readWindowsShellLink Reads a Microsoft Windows Shortcut (.lnk file)
Java$readUTF Reads a Java (UTF-8) formatted string from a connection
setProgress.ProgressBar Sets current progress
setLabel.TextStatusBar Sets the value of a label
setDefaultLevel.Verbose Sets the current default verbose level
systemR Launches another R process from within R
setStepLength.ProgressBar Sets default step length
tempvar Gets a unique non-existing temporary variable name
touchFile Updates the timestamp of a file
whichVector.logical Identifies TRUE elements in a logical vector
writeRaw.NullVerbose All output methods
withCapture Evaluates an expression and captures the code and/or the output
Java$writeShort Writes a short (16 bits) to a connection in Java format
writeRaw.Verbose Writes objects if above threshold
extract.array Extract a subset of an array, matrix or a vector with unknown dimensions
Java$writeUTF Writes a string to a connection in Java format (UTF-8)
file.info2 Extract File Information (acknowledging symbolic file links also on Windows)
flush.TextStatusBar Flushes the output
findSourceTraceback Finds all 'srcfile' objects generated by source() in all call frames
GString$getBuiltinHostname Gets the hostname of the system running R
GString$getBuiltinOs Gets the operating system of the running machine
Arguments$getFilename Gets and validates a filename
Arguments$getNumerics Coerces to a numeric vector and validates
System$getHostname Retrieves the computer name of the current host
toUrl Converts a pathname into a URL
getOption.Options Gets an option
withSink Evaluate an R expression while temporarily diverting output
onSessionExit Registers a function to be called when the R session finishes
withTimeout Evaluate an R expression and interrupts it if it takes too long
print.GString Prints the processed GString
print.Verbose Prints objects if above threshold
readTable Reads a file in table format
readTableIndex Reads a single column from file in table format
reset.ProgressBar Reset progress bar
resample Sample values from a set of elements
setMaxValue.ProgressBar Sets maximum value
setLabels.TextStatusBar Sets new values of given labels
swapXY.density Swaps x and y coordinates of a density object
summary.Verbose Generates a summary of an object if above threshold
tmpfile Creates a temporary file with content
toCamelCase Converts a string of words into a merged camel-cased word
useRepos Sets package repositories
validate.SmartComments Validates the compiled lines
withLocale Evaluate an R expression with locale set temporarily
Java$writeInt Writes a integer (32 bits) to a connection in Java format
withOptions Evaluate an R expression with options set temporarily
writeRaw.MultiVerbose Writes to each of the Verbose objects
System$getUsername Retrieves the name of the user running R
GString$getVariableValue Gets a variable value given a name and attributes
inAnyInterval.numeric Checks if a set of values are inside one or more intervals
increase.ProgressBar Increases (steps) progress bar
isOn.Verbose Checks if the output is on
isOn.NullVerbose Checks if the output is on
listDirectory Gets the file names in the directory
less.Verbose Creates a cloned instance with a higher threshold
mkdirs Creates a directory including any necessary but nonexistent parent directories
mergeIntervals.numeric Merges intervals
nbrOfOptions.Options Gets the number of options set
newline.TextStatusBar Writes a newline
parse.GString Parses a GString
parse.SmartComments Parses one single smart comment
ProgressBar Provides text based counting progress bar
promptAndSave.Settings Prompt user to save modified settings
queryRCmdCheck Gets the on R CMD check if the current R session was launched by it
reset.SmartComments Resets a SmartComments compiler
pushTemporaryFile Appends a temporary suffix to the pathname
reset.VComments Resets a VComments compiler
saveAnywhere.Settings Saves settings to file
saveObject Saves an object to a file or a connection
setValue.ProgressBar Sets current value
shell.exec2 Open a file or URL using Windows File Associations
stext Writes text in the margin along the sides of a plot
timestampOn.Verbose Turns automatic timestamping on and off
timestamp.Verbose Writes a timestamp
str.Options Prints the structure of the options
update.ProgressBar Updates progress bar
update.TextStatusBar Updates the status bar (visually)
validate.VComments Validates the compiled lines
VComments The VComments class
wrap.array Reshape an array or a matrix by permuting and/or joining dimensions
writeBinFragments Writes binary data to disjoint sections of a connection or a file
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Date 2016-09-13
License LGPL (>= 2.1)
LazyLoad TRUE
URL https://github.com/HenrikBengtsson/R.utils
BugReports https://github.com/HenrikBengtsson/R.utils/issues
NeedsCompilation no
Packaged 2016-09-14 00:13:48 UTC; hb
Repository CRAN
Date/Publication 2016-09-14 18:50:41

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