Static class to query information about the system

Package: R.utils Class System

Object ~~| ~~+--System

Directly known subclasses:

public static class System extends Object

The System class contains several useful class fields and methods. It cannot be instantiated.

Fields and Methods


currentTimeMillis Get the current time in milliseconds.
findGhostscript Searches for a Ghostview executable on the current system.
findGraphicsDevice Searches for a working PNG device.
getHostname Retrieves the computer name of the current host.
getMappedDrivesOnWindows -
getUsername Retrieves the name of the user running R.
mapDriveOnWindows -
openBrowser Opens an HTML document using the OS default HTML browser.
parseDebian Parses a string, file or connection for Debian formatted parameters.
unmapDriveOnWindows -

Methods inherited from Object: $, $<-, [[, [[<-, as.character, attach, attachLocally, clearCache, clearLookupCache, clone, detach, equals, extend, finalize, getEnvironment, getFieldModifier, getFieldModifiers, getFields, getInstantiationTime, getStaticInstance, hasField, hashCode, ll, load, names, objectSize, print, save

  • System
Documentation reproduced from package R.utils, version 2.9.2, License: LGPL (>= 2.1)

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