methods v3.1.2

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
canCoerce Can an Object be Coerced to a Certain S4 Class?
callGeneric Call the Current Generic Function from a Method
classRepresentation-class Class Objects
Classes Class Definitions
as Force an Object to Belong to a Class
dotsMethods The Use of ... in Method Signatures
Documentation Using and Creating On-line Documentation for Classes and Methods
className Class names including the corresponding package
BasicClasses Classes Corresponding to Basic Data Types
classesToAM Compute an Adjacency Matrix for Superclasses of Class Definitions
findClass Computations with Classes
evalSource Use Function Definitions from a Source File without Reinstalling a Package
environment-class Class "environment"
genericFunction-class Generic Function Objects
getMethod Get or Test for the Definition of a Method
EmptyMethodsList-class Internal Class representing Empty Methods List
fixPre1.8 Fix Objects Saved from R Versions Previous to 1.8
findMethods Description of the Methods Defined for a Generic Function
getClass Get Class Definition
GenericFunctions Tools for Managing Generic Functions
languageEl Elements of Language Objects
hasArg Look for an Argument in the Call
implicitGeneric Manage Implicit Versions of Generic Functions
inheritedSlotNames Names of Slots Inherited From a Super Class
initialize-methods Methods to Initialize New Objects from a Class
getPackageName The Name associated with a Given Package
LinearMethodsList-class Class "LinearMethodsList"
isSealedMethod Check for a Sealed Method or Class
is Is an Object from a Class?
language-class Classes to Represent Unevaluated Language Objects
method.skeleton Create a Skeleton File for a New Method
methodUtilities Utility Functions for Methods and S-Plus Compatibility
MethodSupport Additional (Support) Functions for Methods
MethodsList-class Class MethodsList, Deprecated Representation of Methods
methods-package Formal Methods and Classes
methods-defunct Defunct Functions in Package methods
MethodDefinition-class Classes to Represent Method Definitions
Methods General Information on Methods
methods-deprecated Deprecated Functions in Package methods
LocalReferenceClasses Localized Objects based on Reference Classes
representation Construct a Representation or a Prototype for a Class Definition
RMethodUtils Method Utilities
promptClass Generate a Shell for Documentation of a Formal Class
ObjectsWithPackage-class A Vector of Object Names, with associated Package Names
MethodWithNext-class Class MethodWithNext
promptMethods Generate a Shell for Documentation of Formal Methods
S3Part S3-style Objects and S4-class Objects
new Generate an Object from a Class
callNextMethod Call an Inherited Method
nonStructure-class A non-structure S4 Class for basic types
makeClassRepresentation Create a Class Definition
setClass Create a Class Definition
setLoadActions Set Actions For Package Loading
SClassExtension-class Class to Represent Inheritance (Extension) Relations
setOldClass Register Old-Style (S3) Classes and Inheritance
setClassUnion Classes Defined as the Union of Other Classes
S4groupGeneric S4 Group Generic Functions
selectSuperClasses Super Classes (of Specific Kinds) of a Class
setMethod Create and Save a Method
setGeneric Define a New Generic Function
show Show an Object
testInheritedMethods Test for and Report about Selection of Inherited Methods
substituteDirect SubstituteDirect
showMethods Show all the methods for the specified function(s)
envRefClass-class Class "envRefClass"
signature-class Class "signature" For Method Definitions
StructureClasses Classes Corresponding to Basic Structures
validObject Test the Validity of an Object
TraceClasses Classes Used Internally to Control Tracing
slot The Slots in an Object from a Formal Class
.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 3.1.2
imports utils
Contributors R team

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