R.utils v2.5.0

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Various Programming Utilities

Utility functions useful when programming and developing R packages.

Functions in R.utils

Name Description
Arguments Static class to validate and process arguments
addFinalizerToLast Modifies .Last() to call 'finalizeSession()
as.character.ProgressBar Gets a string description of the progress bar
as.character.Options Returns a character string version of this object
as.character.GString Gets the processed character string
as.double.Verbose Gets a numeric value of this object
as.list.MultiVerbose Gets a list of Verbose objects
as.character.binmode Converts a binary/octal/hexadecimal number into a string
as.character.Verbose Returns a character string version of this object
arrayIndex Converts vector indices to array indices
Java$asLong Converts a numeric to a Java long
as.list.Options Gets a list representation of the options
Java$asShort Converts a numeric to a Java short
Java$asByte Converts a numeric to a Java byte
Java$asInt Converts an numeric to a Java integer
callHooks Call hook functions by hook name
as.logical.Verbose Gets a logical value of this object
attachLocally.list Assigns an objects elements locally
callHooks.function Call hook functions
Assert The Assert class
colClasses Creates a vector of column classes used for tabular reading
capitalize Capitalizes/decapitalizes each character string in a vector
cmdArgs Simple access to parsed command-line arguments
cmdArgsCall Calls an R function passing command-line arguments
cat.Verbose Concatenates and prints objects if above threshold
Assert$check Static method asserting that a generic condition is true
cleanup.FileProgressBar Removes the progress file for a file progress bar
capture.Verbose Captures output of a function
commandArgs Extract command-line arguments
captureOutput Evaluate an R expression and captures the output
compressPDF Compresses a PDF (into a new PDF)
createLink Creates a link to a file or a directory
createFileAtomically Creates a file atomically
copyFile Copies a file atomically
countLines Counts the number of lines in a text file
compile.SmartComments Preprocess a vector of code lines
compressFile Compressing and decompressing files
convertComment.VComments Converts a verbose comment to R code
copyDirectory Copies a directory
convertComment.SmartComments Converts a single smart comment to R code
draw.density Draws a density curve
System$currentTimeMillis Get the current time in milliseconds
createWindowsShortcut Creates a Microsoft Windows Shortcut (.lnk file)
displayCode Displays the contents of a text file with line numbers and more
dimNA< - Sets the dimension of an object with the option to infer one dimension autmatically
downloadFile.character Downloads a file
doCall Executes a function call with option to ignore unused arguments
dataFrame Allocates a data frame with given column classes
detachPackage Detaches packages by name
eget Gets a variable by name
egsub Global substitute of expression using regular expressions
env Creates a new environment, evaluates an expression therein, and returns the environment
enter.Verbose Writes a message and indents the following output
equals.Options Checks if this object is equal to another Options object
evaluate.Verbose Evaluates a function and prints its results if above threshold
exit.Verbose Writes a message and unindents the following output
extract.array Extract a subset of an array, matrix or a vector with unknown dimensions
file.info2 Extract File Information (acknowledging symbolic file links also on Windows)
equals.Verbose Checks if this object is equal to another
evaluate.GString Parses and evaluates a GString
fileAccess Checks the permission of a file or a directory
GString$getBuiltinDatetime Gets the current date and time
filePath Construct the path to a file from components and expands Windows Shortcuts along the pathname from root to leaf
Arguments$getIndices Coerces to a integer vector and validates
GString$getBuiltinDate Gets the current date
Arguments$getInstanceOf Gets an instance of the object that is of a particular class
Arguments$getNumerics Coerces to a numeric vector and validates
getOption.Options Gets an option
Arguments$getVector Validates a vector
Arguments$getVerbose Coerces to Verbose object
flush.TextStatusBar Flushes the output
findSourceTraceback Finds all 'srcfile' objects generated by source() in all call frames
getBarString.ProgressBar Gets the progress bar string to be displayed
getAbsolutePath Gets the absolute pathname string
Arguments$getCharacters Coerces to a character vector and validates
GString$getBuiltinUsername Gets the username of the user running R
getLeaves.Options Gets all (non-list) options in a flat list
getLoadedPathname.Settings Gets the pathname of the settings file loaded
Arguments$getRegularExpression Gets a valid regular expression pattern
getRelativePath Gets the relative pathname relative to a directory
GString$getBuiltinPid Gets the process id of the current R session
Arguments$getIntegers Coerces to a integer vector and validates
GString$getBuiltinRhome Gets the path where R is installed
getThreshold.Verbose Gets current verbose threshold
getLabel.TextStatusBar Gets the current value of a label
getTimestampFormat.Verbose Gets the default timestamp format
gstring Parses and evaluates a GString into a regular string
hasOption.Options Checks if an option exists
Assert$inherits Static method asserting that an object inherits from of a certain class
insert Insert values to a vector at certain positions
findFiles Finds one or several files in multiple directories
System$findGhostscript Searches for a Ghostview executable on the current system
GString$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
System$getHostname Retrieves the computer name of the current host
getParent Gets the string of the parent specified by this pathname
getRaw.GString Gets the unprocessed GString
System$getUsername Retrieves the name of the user running R
GString$getVariableValue Gets a variable value given a name and attributes
System$findGraphicsDevice Searches for a working PNG device
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
GString$getBuiltinTime Gets the current time
getMessage.TimeoutException Gets the message of the exception
Arguments$getLogicals Coerces to a logical vector and validates
intToBin Converts an integer to a binary/octal/hexadecimal number
isAbsolutePath Checks if this pathname is absolute
Arguments$getWritablePathname Gets a writable pathname
more.Verbose Creates a cloned instance with a lower threshold
isZero Checks if a value is (close to) zero or not
mout Miscellaneous functions for outputting via message()
Java Static class for Java related methods
parse.SmartComments Parses one single smart comment
parse.GString Parses a GString
popTemporaryFile Drops a temporary suffix from the temporary pathname
print.GString Prints the processed GString
reassignInPackage Re-assigns a new value to an existing object in a loaded package
removeDirectory Removes a directory
isFile Checks if the file specification is a file
isOpen.character Checks if there is an open connection to a file
isEof.connection Checks if the current file position for a connection is at the 'End of File'
isPackageInstalled Checks if a package is installed or not
isVisible.NullVerbose Checks if a certain verbose level will be shown or not
mergeIntervals.numeric Merges intervals
isVisible.Verbose Checks if a certain verbose level will be shown or not
mkdirs Creates a directory including any necessary but nonexistent parent directories
setOption.Options Sets an option
TextStatusBar A status bar at the R prompt that can be updated
setProgress.ProgressBar Sets current progress
warnings.Verbose Outputs any warnings recorded
tempvar Gets a unique non-existing temporary variable name
whichVector.logical Identifies TRUE elements in a logical vector
isOn.NullVerbose Checks if the output is on
isOn.Verbose Checks if the output is on
isUrl Checks if one or several pathnames is URLs
Assert$isVector Static method asserting thatan object is a vector
popBackupFile Drops a backup suffix from the backup pathname
nullfile Gets the pathname of the NULL device on the current platform
popMessage.TextStatusBar Adds a message above the status bar
NullVerbose A Verbose class ignoring everything
hasUrlProtocol Checks if one or several pathnames has a URL protocol
pushState.Verbose Pushes the current indentation state of the Verbose object
header.Verbose Writes a header
isDirectory Checks if the file specification is a directory
isDone.ProgressBar Checks if progress bar is completed
isPackageLoaded Checks if a package is loaded or not
isReplicated Identifies all entries with replicated values
listDirectory Gets the file names in the directory
less.Verbose Creates a cloned instance with a higher threshold
loadToEnv Method to load objects to a new environment
mapToIntervals.numeric Maps values to intervals
newline.Verbose Writes one or several empty lines
Non-documented objects Non-documented objects
Java$readInt Reads a Java formatted int (32 bits) from a connection
readRdHelp Reads one or more Rd help files in a certain format
renameFile Renames a file (or a directory) atomically/safely
resample Sample values from a set of elements
seqToHumanReadable Gets a short human readable string representation of an vector of indices
saveObject Saves an object to a file or a connection
sourceTo Parses and evaluates code from a file or a connection
sourceDirectory Sources files recursively to either local or global environment
timestampOn.Verbose Turns automatic timestamping on and off
tmpfile Creates a temporary file with content
use Attaches or loads packages
useRepos Sets package repositories
withSeed Evaluate an R expression with a temporarily set random set
withSink Evaluate an R expression while temporarily diverting output
Java$writeShort Writes a short (16 bits) to a connection in Java format
writeRaw.Verbose Writes objects if above threshold
Java$writeUTF Writes a string to a connection in Java format (UTF-8)
names.Options Gets the full pathname of all (non-list) options
MultiVerbose A Verbose class ignoring everything
System$openBrowser Opens an HTML document using the OS default HTML browser
Options The Options class
ProgressBar Provides text based counting progress bar
printf.Verbose Formats and prints object if above threshold
readTableIndex Reads a single column from file in table format
reset.VComments Resets a VComments compiler
Java$readUTF Reads a Java (UTF-8) formatted string from a connection
resetWarnings Resets recorded warnings
pushTemporaryFile Appends a temporary suffix to the pathname
readBinFragments Reads binary data from disjoint sections of a connection or a file
Java$readByte Reads a Java formatted byte (8 bits) from a connection
seqToIntervals Gets all contigous intervals of a vector of indices
setDefaultLevel.Verbose Sets the current default verbose level
Settings Class for applicational settings
setValue.ProgressBar Sets current value
hpaste Concatenating vectors into human-readable strings
str.Options Prints the structure of the options
str.Verbose Prints the structure of an object if above threshold
hsize Convert byte sizes into human-readable byte sizes
intervalsToSeq.matrix Generates a vector of indices from a matrix of intervals
installPackages Install R packages by name or URL
Assert$isMatrix Static method asserting thatan object is a matrix
isModified.Settings Checks if settings has been modified compared to whats on file
moveInSearchPath Moves a environment in the search path to another position
mpager A \"pager\" function that outputs to standard error
finalizeSession Function to call for finalizing the R session
nbrOfOptions.Options Gets the number of options set
FileProgressBar A progress bar that sets the size of a file accordingly
Arguments$getDoubles Coerces to a double vector and validates
Arguments$getEnvironment Gets an existing environment
Arguments$getReadablePathname Gets a readable pathname
Arguments$getReadablePathnames Gets a readable pathname
inAnyInterval.numeric Checks if a set of values are inside one or more intervals
increase.ProgressBar Increases (steps) progress bar
Assert$isScalar Static method asserting thatan object is a single value
isSingle Identifies all entries that exists exactly ones
saveAnywhere.Settings Saves settings to file
ruler.Verbose Writes a ruler
setTicks.ProgressBar Sets values for which ticks should be visible
setTimestampFormat.Verbose Sets the default timestamp format
splitByPattern Splits a single character string by pattern
stext Writes text in the margin along the sides of a plot
System Static class to query information about the system
systemR Launches another R process from within R
updateLabels.TextStatusBar Sets the new values of given labels and updates the status bar
update.TextStatusBar Updates the status bar (visually)
LComments The LComments class
lastModified Gets the time when the file was last modified
loadAnywhere.Settings Loads settings from file
loadObject Method to load object from a file or a connection
off.Verbose Turn off the output
on.Verbose Turn on the output
System$parseDebian Parses a string, file or connection for Debian formatted parameters
patchCode Patches installed and loaded packages and more
newline.TextStatusBar Writes a newline
print.Verbose Prints objects if above threshold
onGarbageCollect Registers a function to be called when the R garbage collector is (detected to be) running
promptAndSave.Settings Prompt user to save modified settings
onSessionExit Registers a function to be called when the R session finishes
pushBackupFile Appends a backup suffix to the pathname
Java$readShort Reads a Java formatted short (16 bits) from a connection
readTable Reads a file in table format
reset.ProgressBar Reset progress bar
reset.SmartComments Resets a SmartComments compiler
printf C-style formatted output
R.utils-package Package R.utils
queryRCmdCheck Gets the on R CMD check if the current R session was launched by it
readWindowsShortcut Reads a Microsoft Windows Shortcut (.lnk file)
readWindowsShellLink Reads a Microsoft Windows Shortcut (.lnk file)
setLabels.TextStatusBar Sets new values of given labels
setLabel.TextStatusBar Sets the value of a label
setStepLength.ProgressBar Sets default step length
setThreshold.Verbose Sets verbose threshold
swapXY.density Swaps x and y coordinates of a density object
Sys.readlink2 Read File Symbolic Links (also on Windows)
timestamp.Verbose Writes a timestamp
TimeoutException TimeoutException represents timeout errors
unwrap.array Unwrap an array, matrix or a vector to an array of more dimensions
toUrl Converts a pathname into a URL
withRepos Evaluate an R expression with repositories set temporarily
withOptions Evaluate an R expression with options set temporarily
withTimeout Evaluate an R expression and interrupts it if it takes too long
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
touchFile Updates the timestamp of a file
validate.VComments Validates the compiled lines
validate.SmartComments Validates the compiled lines
Verbose Class to writing verbose messages to a connection or file
VComments The VComments class
writeDataFrame.data.frame Writes a data.frame to tabular text file
Java$writeInt Writes a integer (32 bits) to a connection in Java format
withCapture Evaluates an expression and captures the code and/or the output
withLocale Evaluate an R expression with locale set temporarily
writeRaw.MultiVerbose Writes to each of the Verbose objects
writeRaw.NullVerbose All output methods
setMaxValue.ProgressBar Sets maximum value
setOption Sets a option in R
shell.exec2 Open a file or URL using Windows File Associations
SmartComments Abstract class SmartComments
subplots Creates a grid of subplots
summary.Verbose Generates a summary of an object if above threshold
update.FileProgressBar Updates file progress bar
update.ProgressBar Updates progress bar
writeBinFragments Writes binary data to disjoint sections of a connection or a file
Java$writeByte Writes a byte (8 bits) to a connection in Java format
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Date 2016-11-07
License LGPL (>= 2.1)
LazyLoad TRUE
URL https://github.com/HenrikBengtsson/R.utils
BugReports https://github.com/HenrikBengtsson/R.utils/issues
NeedsCompilation no
Packaged 2016-11-07 15:58:57 UTC; hb
Repository CRAN
Date/Publication 2016-11-07 21:07:28

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