methods v3.1.0

Formal Methods and Classes

Formally defined methods and classes for R objects, plus other programming tools, as described in the reference

Functions in methods

Name Description
classRepresentation-class Class Objects
className Class names including the corresponding package
callGeneric Call the Current Generic Function from a Method
canCoerce Can an Object be Coerced to a Certain S4 Class?
dotsMethods The Use of ... in Method Signatures
classesToAM Compute an Adjacency Matrix for Superclasses of Class Definitions
BasicClasses Classes Corresponding to Basic Data Types
Classes Class Definitions
as Force an Object to Belong to a Class
Documentation Using and Creating On-line Documentation for Classes and Methods
getClass Get Class Definition
findMethods Description of the Methods Defined for a Generic Function
fixPre1.8 Fix Objects Saved from R Versions Previous to 1.8
evalSource Use Function Definitions from a Source File without Reinstalling a Package
GenericFunctions Tools for Managing Generic Functions
environment-class Class "environment"
genericFunction-class Generic Function Objects
EmptyMethodsList-class Internal Class representing Empty Methods List
getMethod Get or Test for the Definition of a Method
findClass Computations with Classes
LinearMethodsList-class Class "LinearMethodsList"
inheritedSlotNames Names of Slots Inherited From a Super Class
implicitGeneric Manage Implicit Versions of Generic Functions
isSealedMethod Check for a Sealed Method or Class
getPackageName The Name associated with a Given Package
hasArg Look for an Argument in the Call
languageEl Elements of Language Objects
is Is an Object from a Class?
language-class Classes to Represent Unevaluated Language Objects
initialize-methods Methods to Initialize New Objects from a Class
MethodsList MethodsList Objects
MethodSupport Additional (Support) Functions for Methods
methods-deprecated Deprecated Functions in Package methods
methods-package Formal Methods and Classes
MethodDefinition-class Classes to Represent Method Definitions
methods-defunct Defunct Functions in Package methods
Methods General Information on Methods
MethodsList-class Class MethodsList, Deprecated Representation of Methods
LocalReferenceClasses Localized Objects based on Reference Classes
method.skeleton Create a Skeleton File for a New Method
representation Construct a Representation or a Prototype for a Class Definition
nonStructure-class A non-structure S4 Class for basic types
new Generate an Object from a Class
callNextMethod Call an Inherited Method
promptClass Generate a Shell for Documentation of a Formal Class
methodUtilities Utility Functions for Methods and S-Plus Compatibility
MethodWithNext-class Class MethodWithNext
promptMethods Generate a Shell for Documentation of Formal Methods
RMethodUtils Method Utilities
ObjectsWithPackage-class A Vector of Object Names, with associated Package Names
setLoadActions Set Actions For Package Loading
S4groupGeneric S4 Group Generic Functions
setGeneric Define a New Generic Function
setMethod Create and Save a Method
setClassUnion Classes Defined as the Union of Other Classes
setClass Create a Class Definition
S3Part S3-style Objects and S4-class Objects
SClassExtension-class Class to Represent Inheritance (Extension) Relations
selectSuperClasses Super Classes (of Specific Kinds) of a Class
setOldClass Register Old-Style (S3) Classes and Inheritance
slot The Slots in an Object from a Formal Class
show Show an Object
StructureClasses Classes Corresponding to Basic Structures
makeClassRepresentation Create a Class Definition
showMethods Show all the methods for the specified function(s)
testInheritedMethods Test for and Report about Selection of Inherited Methods
envRefClass-class Class "envRefClass"
TraceClasses Classes Used Internally to Control Tracing
signature-class Class "signature" For Method Definitions
substituteDirect SubstituteDirect
validObject Test the Validity of an Object
.BasicFunsList List of Builtin and Special Functions
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References John M. Chambers (2008) ``Software for Data Analysis: Programming with R''; Springer NY.
License Part of R 3.1.0
imports utils
Contributors R team

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